The 'deadly' food we all eat
Palm oil is unhealthy to our bodies but it also
adversely affects the air we breathe, wildlife,
economies. This BBC video (3.25 minutes viewing) explores
why palm oil is so problematic.
Catholicism and mindfulness: compatible or contrary
Carl E. Olson
Catholic World Report
At face value it would seem that the Mindfulness
program(s) would be a useful meditation tool for
your daily prayer life. It's reported that
Mindfulness can reduce stress and anxiety and
improve sleep and immune systems. On the other hand,
Mindfulness which is based on Buddhist ideas, is
leading some Christians to question its
compatibility with Christian prayer and practices.
Faith-Based Study Guide on Climate change
Catholic Rural Life
Are you interested in learning more about yourself
and your faith as well as what you can do to make
amends with the earth? Catholic Rural Life’s The
Faith-Based Study Guide on Climate Change is a
document that can walk you through Global Climate
Change using a step by step reflective methodology
called Shared Christian Praxis.
Free, six-part downloadable (pdf format)
Catholic Rural Life
The latest on "wellness Waters"
There's a new trend in water drinks. They're being
labeled "wellness waters" and producers are toting
their alleged health benefits. Is alkaline water and
hydrogen-infused water really that miraculous?
Christine Byrne checks in with several experts to
examine the wellness benefits of these two products.
The importance of Arch support
You can put 200,000 to 300,000 lbs. of stress on
your feet each mile you walk. It's important your
feet, and in particular your arches, can support
that kind of pressure. Lauren Hutchens explains the
different types of arches, how they function and how
you can actually support your arch supports.
Give Back The Light: A Doctor's Relentless Struggle
to End Blindness
James C. Moore and Steve Charles, MD
This is a book about a physician who has been
intimately involved in saving the vision of millions
of people through the spread of his technology and
surgical techniques. Dr. Charles is an historical
and yet mostly unknown figure who has lived a
remarkable life of great importance. In the telling,
Moore helps readers view the wider world and their
contributions to it in a different light, and offers
a prosaic understanding of the sheer joy of just
ISBN: 978-1626345621, 256 pages, $18.19 hardcover,
Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group Press
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