December is Spiritual Literacy Month

Spiritual Literacy Month in December challenges us to read at least one book on spirituality. This December, we can broaden our minds or deepen our faith by reading a book (or 5) about spirituality, faith, or religion. Today (November 27) begins the First Week of Advent, for those who celebrate. Read more about Spiritual Literacy … Continue reading December is Spiritual Literacy Month

Trust, Law of Health #8, cont.

This blog post will continue our focus on Trust, Law of Health #8. Please access the full article with that link. Scroll down to where you left off last week, which should include: Mindful breathing Meditation Music Nature One day of rest We can summarize this Law of Health #8 with the following: Create your … Continue reading Trust, Law of Health #8, cont.

Reducing Stress in Difficult Times

The farther we get into the year 2020, the more stressful situations it seems we have to deal with. As if the political climate weren't enough, the country is having to face and survive hurricanes, fires, floods, power outages, windstorms, air filled with smoke and ash, and other "acts of God" that destroy our peace. … Continue reading Reducing Stress in Difficult Times

If We Consent

"All true obedience comes from the heart. It was heart work with Christ. And if we consent, He will so identify Himself with our thoughts and aims, so blend our hearts and minds into conformity to His will, that when obeying Him we shall be but carrying out our own impulses. The will, refined and … Continue reading If We Consent

Stay Safe from Coronavirus!

I'm finding it very interesting that all the things that are being recommended to keep us safe from the coronavirus (COVID-19) are very much in alignment with what we, as conscientious Adventist Vegetarian Diabetics, are already doing! UPDATE 3/25/2020: In addition to all the basic/essential lifestyle practices below, please be diligent in observing all the … Continue reading Stay Safe from Coronavirus!

Stress Awareness Month – April

Stress Awareness Month has been held every April since 1992 to increase public awareness about both the causes and cures for our modern stress epidemic. https://nationaldaycalendar.com/stress-awareness-month-april/ Goal: To lower blood sugar through minimizing stress and anxiety. Both research and experience clearly demonstrates that stress (good or bad) can raise your blood sugar! Evaluate what might be … Continue reading Stress Awareness Month – April

Winter Holidays for Diabetics

The winter holidays are typically very stressful. For a variety of reasons. Between Thanksgiving and Christmas is frequently the most stressful time of the year for many people. There are school, work, and church programs, parties, and family gatherings, often involving food and, unfortunately for diabetics, the worst possible foods for diabetes control! For many, … Continue reading Winter Holidays for Diabetics