Reiki and Healing

Reiki and healing go together. Reiki is a healing practice that has its origins in Japan.  The work Reiki means “spiritually guided life force energy” in Japanese. It is used in the treatment in the reduction of stress and healing of most any ailment and is done with the laying on of hands.  Reiki treats […] Read more »

A Cat Rules My Home

A cat rules my home – yes he does.  His name is Gary and has made us his, not the other way around.  Cats are like that you know.  They might live in our homes and be “owned” by us but actually they own us.  Anyone who has cats will attest to this. My Gary […] Read more »

Common Cold Self-Help

Common Cold Self-Help

Common cold self-help is what I need right now.  Sore throat, coughing, sneezing, slight fever, aches, constantly tired…Man I’m miserable! This is the first “bad” cold I’ve had in about five years and, to me, it’s anything but common. I’ve had the sniffles and felt miserable for a couple of days from time to time […] Read more »

Obsession With Healthy Foods, Also Known as Orthorexia

Obsession With Healthy Foods

Obsession with healthy foods, also known as orthorexia nervosa (a non-medical term) is characterized by people who take healthy eating to a new level.  These individuals become obsessed with eating, planning meals, buying only healthy foods, a preparing only healthy foods.  This obsession can be to a point where the individual considers these things their […] Read more »

Lack of Exercise Can do This

Lack of Exercise Can do This

  Lack of Exercise Can do This As I was relaxing and pondering the problems of the world I realized that I don’t really give a hoot.  It’s the tortoise life for me! 1.   If walking/cycling is good for your health, the postman would be immortal. 2.  A whale swims all day, only eats fish, […] Read more »

How Christians Handle Divorce

How Christians Handle Divorce

How Christians handle divorce can be a touchy subject.  I’m approaching this subject today because someone I hold very dear is going through it.  They are both Christians and this can’t be easy for either of them.  In this particular case the desire for the divorce is only one-sided.  Does the fact that only one […] Read more »

Benefits of Crafting

Benefits of Crafting

When considering the benefits of crafting one of the most obvious ones is enjoyment.  Enjoyment can employ many aspects.  Where would you fit in with the benefits you receive from crafting? Do you enjoy making crafts because of the sense of satisfaction you have when the project is completed?  That would be where the majority […] Read more »

Inanimate Bird Shooting

Trap Shooting

Inanimate Bird Shooting was developed in 1921 in the UK when live pigeon sports were outlawed.  The sport consists of shooting at round targets, called “birds” or “clay pigeons”, made of pitch and clay. To shoot one if these targets is called a “hit” or “kill”, to miss one is called “bird away”. The mechanism […] Read more »

Reading for Relaxation

Reading for Relaxation

Reading for relaxation is one of my favorite pass times. Even though I’m relaxing with a good book or magazine I can still be learning something.  My new favorite is quilting.  I have the enthusiasm and lack of knowledge of a beginner and love to read about different patterns and techniques to use on my […] Read more »