Janis Heaphy Durham Introduces Her New Book The Hand On The Mirror

by Guest Author

The Hand on the Mirror chronicles the extraordinary events that followed the loss of my husband, Max Besler, to cancer in 2004, but it’s more than a “ghost story.” It’s the story of my spiritual journey, one that has brought me to a new understanding of the unbelievable power of love to cross the divide […]

0 comments Read the full article →

What Do I Tell the Kids?

by Guest Author

It’s hard to talk about cancer and kids in the same breath. When facing a cancer diagnosis in the family, many parents are tempted to sugar-coat the situation, especially for younger children. This is understandable, but not necessarily helpful. In fact, if carried too far, silence or camouflage about cancer can actually undermine kids’ trust […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Cancer Is the Product of the Disease Neoplasia

by Guest Author

The sun rises and the sun sets. It seems like the sun rotates around the Earth. Cancer cells rise and are killed by surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. It seems like cancer is a disease. But the sun does not rotate around the Earth, and cancer is not a disease. The many kinds of cancer cells […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Married to a Rock? Living with an Emotionally Detached Spouse

by Guest Author

Is your spouse cool and distant? Not one to share his or her feelings or try to understand yours? Has he or she always been this way?  Are you struggling in the relationship, craving emotional intimacy, connection, and attachment that you can’t seem to get? You’re not alone, and the good news is that you […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Five Fun Ways to Help Children Learn About Great American Heroes This Holiday Season

by Guest Author

When it comes to thinking about American history, some of us cringe. We’re reminded of school days when we were compelled to learn about dead people we couldn’t relate to and “important” dates that were anything but that to us. Everyone, however, loves a good story, and when history is taught as a series of […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Habits of Successful People

by Guest Author

Credit: Success Story

0 comments Read the full article →

Do You Really Need A Happiness Plan?

by Guest Author

Happiness is elusive to many. Some think happiness is something that just happens, while others are of the opinion that happy people must work for it. Is happiness something that can be achieved, or is it a lifestyle? Can we actually make ourselves happier? The answer is probably a bit of both. Experts in positive […]

2 comments Read the full article →

The Real Meaning in Life

by Guest Author

Excerpted from Choices and Illusions by Eldon Taylor Years ago a young woman came to me for help. To maintain confidentiality, I will invent a name for her. I’ll call her Mary. This young woman in her late thirties had a history of self-mutilation and suicidal behavior. She came in for pastoral counseling, and I […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Are You A Prometheus?

by Guest Author

Has a Prometheus ever given you fire? According to Greek mythology, the Titan Prometheus created man out of clay and taught them to walk uprightly as the Gods. But at that time, the Gods considered man to be an animal; men were creatures without the gift of fire, which made their earth a cold, dark, […]

1 comment Read the full article →

Nurture Your Nonconformity

by Guest Author

” Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities.” – Albert Einstein For years, I have been fascinated with the relationship between creativity and nonconformity. Unfortunately, many of our institutions, whether in education, religion, or work, suppress creativity and focus on conformity and obedience to authority. This system does not empower people to achieve […]

2 comments Read the full article →