Archive for March, 2011

The Importance of Lipids

Can we talk about fats for a moment? With all the news about obesitythese days, fats have gotten a bad reputation. Here are some facts toconsider: Nearly every cell needs fat to help constitute the […]

Boosting Your Immune System

Reports from various sources suggest that over half of Americans arewalking around with a suppressed immune system. A suppressed immune system does more than make you a target for colds and the flue; it sets […]

Comic Relief: Friday Morning Humor

I receive a humorous email from a friend in Ireland this week with the heading, “Why Teachers Drink.” While I certainly found this email humorous, I can tell you first hand that several of my […]

The Sin of Intolerance

The other night I was invited to a friend’s house for a dinner presentation on her recent trip to Rwanda. In an effort to come to terms with the genocide, the people of Rwanda are […]

Stay Clam, Be Prepared!

Natural calamities, like the earthquake and tsunami in Japan this week, are hard to predict with certainty, yet basic preparedness for crises, any crises, is essential for everyone. Living in Colorado may seem like a […]

Brain Freeze in the Information Age!

Recently Michael has been no stranger to headaches. They come every day, usually right before lunch, sometimes much early. It’s not that his eyes that are tired, or that he’s hungry. It’s his mind. It’s […]

In Search of the Blue Pearl

Like so many others many years ago, I too read the book, Eat Pray Love (and then saw the movie). I was particularly interested with the mention of the “blue pearl” that the author, Liz […]

Ten Reasons to Join Us in Ireland

The unofficial countdown has begun for the Spirit of Ireland Journey in 2011. We pride ourselves on an authentic experience of the true Irish/Celtic traditions. What makes this trip different than most is that this […]

The Assistance of Spiritual Aids

What does Glenda, the good witch of the North (Wizard of Oz), Father Christmas (The Lion The Witch and the Wardrobe) Yodo (Star Wars) and Gandalf (Lord of the Rings) all have in common? Renowned […]