health

Being Fit in Mind, Body and Soul

I really don’t like going to the doctor and will do anything to avoid it.  However, now that I am in my mid-40’s, I am starting to recognize that I can no longer take my health for granted.  I went to my doctor in mid-February for a routine physical and heard once again that I needed to shed some weight, […]

Tech Tools to Help Your Body and Soul Goals

Photography © by Paul Johnson

As we turn the page on another new calendar year, many of us have the desired goal of “getting in shape” for the New Year. This is definitely the case in my own life, but the more I ponder my motivations, the more I find that I’m not simply looking for physical changes in my life this year. The truth […]

Daily Quote from St. Thomas Aquinas, the Angelic Doctor

“In the life of the body a man is sometimes sick, and unless he takes medicine, he will die. Even so in the spiritual life a man is sick on account of sin. For that reason he needs medicine so that he may be restored to health; and this grace is bestowed in the Sacrament of Penance.” (St. Thomas Aquinas, Priest […]

Book Review: Tending the Temple

Dr. Kevin Vost is a very smart guy. As it happens, he’s also a faithful guy, and a fit guy. And that’s not all, he’s also a gracious guy. I like him. No, he’s not paying me for this. I had the privilege of meeting Dr. Vost when he was a guest on The Journey Home Show. He is also […]

A Personal Relationship with Jesus

As the New Year unfolds there are countless thoughts that fill our hearts and minds. We think of our health, our work, our family, our friends. We examine our relationships and take in the past and the future in one deep, exhilarating breath. Most of us use this time to get our bearings: where we’ve been, where we’re headed. Maybe […]

Former Runway Model has a Message for Teens and Tweens

In 2004 the Dove Soap company did women everywhere a big service by conducting an international study on beauty.  They asked women around the world what they thought of themselves and how the media impact their body image and self esteem. The report, among other things, noted that only 2% of women around the world would describe themselves as beautiful.  […]