"Spiritual Well-Being, Nourishing the well-spring" is the theme of the nation-wide Pastoral Care week, October 20-24. It could hardly be more a more appropriate theme for those of us who live in the drought stricken Central Valley of California. We see thirsty plants and trees around us and read in the paper of neighbors whose wells are drying up.
Hi, my name is Julie Bowen and I’m addicted to helping children. Yes, I said it – but I am not ashamed! It’s just the way I was wired and my love for children started as early as 10 years old when I began babysitting and dreaming of becoming a nurturing mom myself someday.
"Kindness" - the word itself has a lovely feel, a sense of both gentleness and strength. We are often told to be kind to others which is wonderful advice. There is a bumper sticker "Human Kind. Be Both". Yes.
The employees of Community have been waiting with eagerness for the grand opening of the new gym on campus! “Fit for life” the slogan of Community’s Wellness program is a great catch phrase, a way to remind us that we take care of ourselves for something – for life itself, our own and our family’s and patients and the greater web of life we are all part of.
Heart disease has been the number one cause of death in women for decades and despite the increase in women seeking medical attention and medical professionals adequately diagnosing and treating the disease, it remains the number one cause of death in both men and women in the United States.