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Hope for This Life

Thomas Chisholm was not a formally educated man. But in 1941 he wrote in a letter, “My income has not been large at any time due to impaired health in the earlier years which has followed me on until now. Although I must not fail to record here the unfailing faithfulness of a covenant-keeping God and that He has given me many wonderful displays of His providing care, for which I am filled with astonishing gratefulness."*

You will not be surprised to learn that a man who writes such a letter is also the author the poem which, when set to music, became the hymn “Great is Thy Faithfulness.”

With a long history of poor health and financial strain, Chisholm penned this lyric:

Strength for today and bright hope for tomorrow,

blessings all mine with ten thousand beside.

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Join Me in Changing our Children's Future

When I think of all the reasons why I research, why I make food from scratch, why I avoid chemicals, and why I have a health blog, there are only three that ultimately matter to me. Emery Mia Tessa My three girls, who I affectionately refer to online as Buttons, Bean, and Baby Bear, are the reason I desperately swim upstream of the healthcare current. Having kids causes us to rethink our whole way of living.

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Michael Pollan's 'Food Rules': Part III

The third and final section of Michael Pollan's book 'Food Rules' is all about how you should eat."the [rules] in this section deal with something a bit more elusive but no less important: the set of manners, eating habits, taboos, and unspoken guidelines that together govern a person's (and a culture's) relationship to food and eating. How you eat may have as much bearing on your health (and your weight) as what you eat."

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Michael Pollan's 'Food Rules': Part I

I just finished reading "Food Rules" by Michael Pollan and thought I would share some of the information from the book. Michael Pollan has quite a few bestsellers, and most of his books are far more extensive than "Food Rules" but I decided to start by reading this one because it is a simple, reference-type guide to eating healthily. There was a mixture of information I already know and follow, information I know and haven't really followed, and information that I didn't already know.

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