Thought for Today

“I used to believe that we must choose between science and reason on one hand, and spirituality on the other, in how we lead our lives. Now I consider this a false choice. We can recover the sense of sacredness, not just in science, but in perhaps every area of life.”— Larry Dossey, M.D.  [Source: Continue reading “Thought for Today”

In Memory of Nelson Mandela

“I am fundamentally an optimist. Whether that comes from nature or nurture, I cannot say. Part of being optimistic is keeping one’s head pointed toward the sun, one’s feet moving forward. There were many dark moments when my faith in humanity was sorely tested, but I would not and could not give myself up toContinue reading “In Memory of Nelson Mandela”

Need Help with Holiday Cooking?

Tis the season for the holiday food  help lines, hotlines and websites.  Below is a list of companies providing information, recipes and tips for holiday cooking. Butterball Turkey Talk-Line: 800-BUTTERBALL (Live help during Nov. and Dec.), or via e-mail at  Automated assistance all year. Foster Farms Turkey Helpline: 800- 255-7227 Honeysuckle White  (800) 810-6325 Recorded answersContinue reading “Need Help with Holiday Cooking?”

Different is Not a Value Judgment

Being different can be a scary thing.  Judgment usually accompanies the word different and often it is a negative judgment. People not only distrust what is different they often fear it.  Why?  If we accept different ideas, beliefs, ways of doing things, even people,  we may find ourselves and our way of life changing.  One of the biggestContinue reading “Different is Not a Value Judgment”