Mindfulness Meditation- What’s the Buzz?
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A Buddhist form of meditation called “mindfulness meditation” has taken the mental health field by storm. It has produced many well-documented positive effects and has been basically touted as a panacea for most psychological ills. In terms of popularity and buzz, mindfulness is to mental health what organic coconut water is to physical health—a somewhat … [Click to read more …]

Sabbath: Comrades in Arms
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Read for This Week’s Study: Luke 5:6-8, Luke 5:11; Mark 3:14; Matt. 8:23-27; Mark 4:35-41; Mark 9:33-37; Matt. 20:20-28. Memory Text: “And they said to one another, ‘Did not our heart burn within us while He talked with us on the road, and while He opened the Scriptures to us?’”(Luke 24:32, NKJV). From the earliest … [Click to read more …]

Wednesday: Do Not Judge
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Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount in the early days of His ministry. It was revolutionary. For starters, He told ordinary people that they were valued and blessed in the eyes of God (Matt. 5:3-12) and that they were salt (Matt. 5:13) and light (Matt. 5:14-16)-two highly prized commodities. He spoke of the importance … [Click to read more …]