You’re probably aware that taking low doses of aspirin (such as 75-81 milligrams, like a baby aspirin) has been shown to help prevent heart attacks, orossibly cardiovascular problems later in life.  But did you also know that daily aspirin dosages may help with cancer prevention?   Originally, aspirin was a “natural” remedy, as it was…

I wrote this piece a couple of months back, and had so many comments and good reactions, I want to be sure you saw it, so I offer it again today. Also, three comments I thought were great, and representative… I remember as a child visiting the “old folks,” my Great Aunt and Great Uncle,…

From time-to-time, I like to write about the positive aspect of getting help and treatment when needed. From a lot of personal experience, and in working with clients for many years, I know that admitting problems and seeking assistance can be very difficult. Sometimes people think that admitting they need help may mean something negative,…

Since it’s spring, time to barbecue, I say!  Here’s a menu that is terrifically delicious, and better for us. Dr. Norris Chumley’s Spring Barbecue Cookout Menu Turkey Burgers Whole Wheat Buns Grilled vegetables Roasted Fingerling Potatoes Spring Salad Prepare the coals, and get them white-hot.  In the meantime, slice onion, green peppers, and tomatoes.  Wrap…

President Obama recently proclaimed that May 5th is National Day of Prayer in the United States.  But that’s controversial.  Why?  Last year a federal appeals court in Washington, D.C. found that having a government sponsored day of prayer was unconstitutional – you know – separation of church and state, and that sort of thing. On…

A recent report in the Journal of Gerontology said that we’re living longer by an average of one extra year in the past decade, we are also experiencing almost two extra years of diseases. Yes, we may be living longer, but we’re not much healthier in later age, with CHD (coronary heart disease), cardiovascular diseases…

Even though Usama Bin Laden may be dead, terrorism lives. There is still the threat that terrorists may want to retaliate, or take more action towards fueling hatred and war. Yet, with God we need not fear. Remember that terror and fear are only thoughts. There is a big difference between fearing violence and destruction,…

We’ve heard the news that Al Qaeda leader, Osama Bin Laden, was killed by U.S. Navy Seals, based on covert information gathered for almost a decade by the C.I.A.  Yes, he’s dead. The equivalent of a Hitler or a Stalin – heinous tyrants responsible for mass murders of so many – Chief Terrorist Osama Bin…

This week, I’m featuring sections of my new book, “Mysteries of the Jesus Prayer,” the chapter on Holy Mt. Athos.  You may have seen the “60 Minutes” segment, and want to know more.  In my book, I also have a lot of quotes and instructions from the monks on how to use prayer in your…

This week, I’m featuring tastes of my new book, “Mysteries of the Jesus Prayer,” the chapter on Holy Mt. Athos.  You may have seen the “60 Minutes” segment, and want to know more.  In my book, I also have a lot of quotes and instructions from the monks on how to use prayer in your…

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