Want to Grow a Healthy Faith? Start Here by Felicia Ferguson

With spring only a few calendar flips away, adding good soil to my garden beds is creeping up my priority list. Nurturing the soil where my daylilies, roses, and daisies grow will ensure a beautiful season for me and a bountiful buffet for the butterflies, bees, and birds they attract. Garden stores like Lowe’s and … Read more

6 Tips to Fight Your Sweet Tooth by Kristen Hogrefe Parnell

How sweet life would be if Reese’s peanut butter cups offered nutritional value. Currently staring me down is a half-full bag of Reese’s “Thins,” a delightful but deceptive treat that makes you subconsciously think they’re good for you. They’re not. Clearly, I’m no health expert, nutritionist, or disciplined foodie. Rather, I’m the girl next door … Read more

6 Cancer and Disease Prevention Tips for Families on a Budget (By Ginny Dent Brant)

Nothing impacts a family more than the sting of cancer or a life-threatening disease. In 1930, the cancer rates were one in thirty. For today’s children, the rates are now one in two for getting cancer in their lifetime. In 2020, COVID-19 was the third leading cause of death behind cancer and heart disease. Research … Read more

How to Establish Healthy Habits

Establishing healthy habits begins in the mind. If we understand what we have done to create an unhealthy mindset, we can rewire our brain with a positive attitude. This goes for thoughts about our self, food, and healthy habits. The beliefs you store in your mind influence your decisions. What do you believe about yourself? … Read more

5 Steps to Heal your Gut

Do you burp, expel gas, suffer from stomach aches or heartburn? Do you pass abnormal stools? These symptoms are not normal, but many people have grown used to them. The gastrointestinal microbiome is a delicate balance of beneficial and potentially harmful bacteria, viruses, and yeast. When the bad guys grow beyond normal limits, your microbiome … Read more