Dr. Norris J. Chumley Satisfied Life
December 2010 Archives

It’s new year’s time!  Hooray!  Time to celebrate life and living. We have made it another year.  Amazing. Here are 5 ideas to start your New Year well: Forget what happened in the past as best you can. Forgive those […]

Today, I’m delighted to have a guest blogger, Maggie Davis, MS, RD, LDN, FADA, CDE the Author of a new book from Paraclete Press, “Good Food for Life: Planning, Preparing and Sharing.” Thank you, Maggie, for your good work, and […]

It’s a season full of cheer, gifts and celebrations.  It can also be a season when old and difficult feelings can enter in.  Many people find the holidays to be stressful, and even depressing. Christmas may be a time of […]

Dear Friend, here is an article that I wrote awhile back.  It’s one of my favorites.  I thought I would share it with you as we approach the New Year.  I hope you enjoy it. – – – – – […]

I hope you had a wonderful Christmas full of good cheer, and the peace of Christ.  If you are also full of food, let me say: if you overate yesterday, I have some suggestions. Appreciate: Say thanks to God for […]

There, in the undercurrent of everything, is Spirit. There, behind you, is the Playful One. There, above, below, and deep inside is the Higher Powerful Force. Therein, even in the darkest problems, the most extreme pain and suffering, lies the Divine.  […]

Merry Christmas.  I hope you’re having a wonderful day, and that the peace of God on earth, Jesus Christ, is with you.  If you’re not Christian – no problem – I send my love to you and everyone. We’d probably […]

I would love to share with you this message from the Archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Christian Church, for North America, His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios.  I find it quite beautiful, and the point of why we are celebrating Christmas, the […]

We’ve had a great time this year decorating our Christmas tree, and our home.  I’ve also been enjoying hearing about how other families decorate their trees.  But on the Conan show the other night – the most amazing decorations ever […]

With all the flurry of Christmas shopping and the stress of excess of the season, it may be tempting to escape the “civilized world” and retreat, just to find some peace and be alone with God.  After all, Christmas is […]