Posts Tagged ‘Wellness Notes’

Wellness Notes – August 2014

WELLNESS NOTES “Heal the sick who are there and tell them, ‘The kingdom of God is near you’” (Luke 10:9) August is National Immunization Awareness Month! The importance of knowing and RECEIVING the immunizations to prevent illness is important for every age. Awareness of the pro and con theories for infant vaccination is important to
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Wellness Notes – June 2014

WELLNESS NOTES “”You have not handed me over to the enemy but have set my feet in a spacious place.” (Psalm 31:8)” June is National Safely Month. We can use this month to raise awareness about important safety issues like the following:   Safety with Prescription Drugs: Check the storage, expiration dates, instructions, and safety
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Wellness Notes – April 2014

WELLNESS NOTES “ When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world.  Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life”—John 8:12 Fourth and last of our series of articles  about “LIFE HAPPENS:  Plan Ahead”, will focus on “When it’s time to
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Wellness Notes – March 2014

WELLNESS NOTE “My Spirit abides among you; do not fear“Haggai 2:5  Third in our series of addressing “Life Happens:  Plan Ahead”, is “How not to be blindsided by LOSS!” Loss occurs in our lives in many forms.  Loss of self esteem, Loss of dreams, Loss of a plan, Loss of a job or beloved pet.
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Preparing for ER Visits & Hospitalizations – Wellness Notes

WELLNESS NOTES “My spirit abides among you, do not fear” Haggai 2:5 The second in our series of “LIFE HAPPENS” articles will discuss the following: PREPARING FOR ER VISITS AND HOSPITALIZATIONS Emergency  Room visits are not something one plans for,  but as life happens, that time might come. To be certain you are not caught
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Church Blog – January 9, 2014

New Year Reflection Some people like to talk about new resolutions, some about new opportunities, or new starts, and such are good and appropriate ways to begin a new year. I like to think about the beginning of a new year as the beginning of a new cycle in the rhythm of life. For us,
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Planning for the Unexpected – Wellness Notes

WELLNESS NOTES “This is the day the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.”   Psalm 118:24 The New Year begins with the suggestion that we make an effort to be better prepared for what we face when “LIFE HAPPENS”.  The Wellness Ministry would like to take the next few months to
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Wellness Notes – Advent

“They wanted to hear Jesus Speak”  Luke 21:38 Advent is the time of anticipation of Jesus coming.  We  anticipate hearing Him speak during this Holiday time.  Often we fear we cannot even hear our loved ones, let alone Jesus, speaking to us, with all of the noise, hurry, bustle, stress, sadness, grief, and disappointment obstructing
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Caregiving – Wellness Notes August, 2013

WELLNESS NOTES August, 2013 “Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you: he will never let the righteous be shaken.”  Psalm 55:22 Summer is wearing on, it is hot during the day, everything moves a little slower, many activities and friends have taken a summer vacation away,  and we are weary.   Many
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Summer Vision Protection – Wellness Notes July, 2013

WELLNESS NOTES “Cast all your anxieties on him, for he cares about you.” I Peter 5:7 JULY  WELLNESS  reminds us to focus on first, our vision, and second summer protection.  Two recent articles prompt us to new awareness. Protecting our vision during the sunny, bright summer months is of paramount importance.  All ages need to
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Summer Slumber – Wellness Notes June, 2013

WELLNESS NOTES June, 2013 “Let the dawn and the sunset shout for joy”   Psalm 65:8 “I can’t seem to sleep”, or “I have a terrible time falling to sleep”, or “I am so tired all of the time”,   are all statements that are commonly heard.   Does this pertain to you?    Let’s look at “SUMMER SLUMBER”
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Wellness Notes – May is Mental Health Month

WELLNESS NOTES  “I sought the Lord, and He heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.”  Psalm  34:4 May is Mental Health Month.  We look at MIND-body-spirit wellness for our overall health, thus it is very important to look at mental health issues and concerns.   There have been so many concerns in the past
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Wellness Notes – Hurry Sickness

April, 2013 WELLNESS NOTES “The Lord is my portion,” says my soul, “Therefore  I hope in HIM!”  Lamentations 3:24 April, on the Wellness Calendar, is the month when we focus on  the following wellness issues: Alcohol Addiction Awareness,  Stress Awareness,  Cancer Control Awareness, Child Abuse Prevention, DONATE LIFE  (organ donation month),  to name a few.   
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Wellness Notes – Diabetes

“The wise in heart shall be called prudent; and the sweetness of the lips increaseth learning”  Proverbs 16:21 November is Diabetes Awareness Month.   In my years as a Diabetes Educator I find most of us have had our lives touched by this increasingly prevalent disease.  Whether you have been diagnosed with Type I , Type
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Wellness Notes – Spiritual Strength

Wellness Notes – August, 2012   “The eyes of the Lord range throughout the earth to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him” 2 Chronicles 16:9 Recently I saw the question:  “What is more important Spiritual Strength or Physical Strength? People forget about Spiritual Strength”.     We spend the summer reminding ourselves to get
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Wellness Notes – Facing Loss

July, 2012 “ Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. ”   Isaiah 41:10 (ESV) LOSS  is not a very  happy summer  thought, but many of us are or have recently
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Wellness Notes – Signs

“This will be a sign for you—“  Luke  2:12 April is National Stress Awareness Month, National Child Abuse Prevention Month,  and April 4th is National Day of Hope.    These reminders   give us pause for thought as we enter a new month—EASTER month—when we renew our faith with celebration.   Our religious holidays  prompt   different emotions within
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Wellness Notes – March Through Lent

WELLNESS NOTES “In Him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind”   John 1:4 This Lenten Season we may NOT be encouraging you to “Walk to Jerusalem” or even to ‘give up’ an unhealthy habit as we have in past years.   This season, let us look at HIM as life and how
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Wellness Notes – A New Year!

WELLNESS NOTES “Arise, shine; for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you.”  Isaiah 60:1 JANUARY:  A new year, a new month, a new start!!   Light shines on the newness before us with encouraging brightness.   My husband and I begin the New Year with a group of RV friends,
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Wellness Notes – December, 2011

WELLNESS NOTES “He will be called Immanuel.” Matthew 1:23 “The name Immanuel means God with us.”  Isaiah 7:14 December is the month to look at the birth of Jesus ‘which means God with us’.  As we look toward Christmas we are bombarded by the hype of buying (without the focus of giving);  the media frenzy
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