God isn’t some sort of Santa Claus in the sky handing out treats to those worthy enough of His love. As I see it, we’re all worthy of this love, this goodness.
The ideas that have the greatest impact on health and medicine aren’t confined to any one field of endeavor or period of history.
To say there is no cure for a particular disease is not to say that no one has ever been cured of that disease.
What if we were to look at matter not so much as an irrefutable “thing” as a perspective subject to change, a limited view of reality?
‘I believe that belief itself is innate, drawing us all, slowly but surely, to a deeper, more practical understanding of the Divine.’
No one knows what happens when we die, but there are quite a number of folks who feel they’ve at least gotten a glimpse, calling into question the very notion of death.
How can anyone read about some senseless act of violence or see floodwaters covering entire counties and not wonder what’s behind such awful events?
Ridding the world of all things base and undesirable is more than a goal; it’s an obligation shared by one and all.
‘None of us in medicine have the answers we tell you we have,’ says Betsy Nabel, ‘because the universe of what we don’t know dwarfs that of what we do.’
Despite our best efforts to distance ourselves from this or that physical condition, there are powerful forces pushing us to do the opposite.
‘Our genome sequence is the genetic blueprint of our biological self,’ asserts bioethicist Amy McGuire, ‘but how much does it, or will we let it, define who we are?’
Asking kids to ‘just say no’ is not enough, especially when the apparent reward outweighs whatever risk is involved.
Despite what recent studies may indicate, children are not doomed to suffer from the fears and traumas of their parents.
It was a little over five years ago, while on a bike ride, that George Pierce was hit from behind by a car. What happened next was nothing short of remarkable.
At least in this instance, we’re probably better off relying on our own intuition to tell us what is and isn’t good for our health.
Try as we might, we can’t seem to shake the notion of what most assume to be a matter-based existence. Even so, it’s an assumption that deserves to be challenged.
Either Jesus possessed some unique ability, or there was something more profound happening during his interactions with others that has yet to be explained.
From the region once defined by the mood-altering fix of psychedelic drugs comes the high-tech equivalent of a combined upper and downer.
The shift in perspective could reduce a complex and all-too-easily dismissed problem to something everyone can relate to and, presumably, will want to do something about.
After years of suffering from a debilitating disease, author Danea Horn made a commitment to herself: ‘You will heal yourself with your mind.’