Even if the Healing Never Comes

I’m interrupting our Holiday Wellness Plan for a very special guest post from my pastor, mentor, and friend, Rev. Kenton Wendorf.  He embodies my approach to wellness:  we can be well, whatever our circumstance. His inspiring faithful walk through a difficult situation has inspired me and many others.  I’m thrilled to share his wise wellness observations …

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Sensing His Presence

The tangerine color caught my eye among all the gray. I glanced past my daughter in the passenger seat to glimpse a beautiful sunrise amid the fog. Brilliant hues of peach, pink and orange turned to yellows as we traveled for a few hours the other morning. The majesty of the colors was a grateful …

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Honor the Freedom to Choose

Oohs and ahhs ring out amid pops and booms as each blast lights up the evening sky. Our eyes eagerly turn upward anticipating the next colorful explosion. Choosing our favorite firework pattern or picnic food is on the agenda for most Americans this week. We have the freedom to choose many things in this country.  …

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Worshipful Leaping

Hopping easily from one stone to the next, the path across the river seems clear.  I slip and nearly fall but quickly regain my footing.  Looking up, the next step appears miles away requiring a jump to a jagged rock in flowing water.  I could turn around, but I’ve come this far and the destination …

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How ARE you?

How are you?  Our reply to this common greeting speaks volumes about our inner wellness.  The most common response is good, fine or maybe even living the dream!  Other times, we fib a little, saying we’re fine when we’re anything but.  When tired, anxious, sad, or stressed, we think no one really wants to know …

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