Sheep of this Pen

Sheep of this Pen

There is a passage in the gospels where Jesus says, “I have other sheep which are not of this pen.” This passage has been used by some in spiritually authoritative positions to delineate which sheep are Jesus’s sheep in this pen, rather than to allow the expanded...

Spend Time – One Way or Another

Spend Time – One Way or Another

I am working on a cook book revision with Laurie Kellas of a book she and her husband, Dr. Bill Kellas, produced some time ago to make available at the Center for Advanced Medicine, the clinic where Ivan has been going for these past 8 months. As part of the...

Love Grows Strong

Love Grows Strong

I just returned from Texas where my family gathered to celebrate my parents' 50th anniversary. What a wonderful time it was! And how touching to see my parents, now in their later years, being so tender and loving. I have many memories of them canoodling with each...

Be Healed!

Be Healed!

As a young chiropractic assistant, I remember hearing over and over from my doctor/boss, “The Power that made the body heals the body.” It became ingrained in my belief system. This week I got a dramatic example of this truism. If you follow me on Facebook, you will...

A New Perspective on Silence

A New Perspective on Silence

I have been having a love affair this year with practicing a discipline of silence. As I learn more about the Christian tradition of this particular spiritual discipline, I have benefited greatly by being still with God. Last night I had what you might call an...

Reset of the Mindset

Reset of the Mindset

The other day I was doing the grocery shopping at my local store and walked past an enticing display of Kettle Chips--you know the ones, sea salt and vinegar, salt and black cracked pepper, sweet onion...mmmmmmm. As I continued walking down aisle 6, I began to...

Knee-Jerk Reactions and Flaming Posts

Knee-Jerk Reactions and Flaming Posts

I had no idea that taking a survey on a topic could bring about such scathing, knee-jerk reactions as it has, but it did! Wow...so, I have discussed this matter with my mentor and I have the following to say: Debate is good. I like healthy debate, but I like healthy...

ABUNDANT HEALTH

Abundant Health with Beth Misner was developed to help individuals through the process of healing the body through healthy living, nutrition, meditation practices or spiritual counseling.

ABUNDANT HEALTH

Abundant Health with Beth Misner was developed to help individuals through the process of healing the body through healthy living, nutrition, meditation practices or spiritual counseling.

“Je suis Charlie”

“Je suis Charlie”

I watched the events of January 7th in my beloved Paris unfolding with heaviness in my heart. I simply do not understand a thought process that rationalizes committing such violence to avenge an insult to a prophet. It is so far removed from my ability to make sense...

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Yes, I Am Alive!

Yes, I Am Alive!

I was driving home to Austin from Granbury, where I had just dropped off my dad after a day at the NHRA Fall Nationals. To keep me company on the 2 1/2 hour ride through Central Texas ranch lands, I tuned in to XM Satellite Radio. I flipped through the offerings until...

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Separation and Division Meet Love

Separation and Division Meet Love

I have been watching the progress of the so-called Islamic State (IS) with a heightened sense of awareness of how extremism in ANY religion can lead to extreme separation and division. Separation and division create a mind-set where it almost becomes not only okay,...

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You’re So Normal

You’re So Normal

I have heard the same sentence over and over in the past 25 years that I have been traveling with my husband with whom I co-own BNI, the world’s largest business networking organization. Since I have just heard it at least ten times this past week, I thought it would...

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