Subluxation

Subluxation is a chiropractic term used to describe a partial dislocation or slight misalignment of the vertebrae that causes many health problems. Chiropractors posit that the misalignment causes a frustration of the life force or energy that would naturally flow through that juncture and they see this restriction as the root cause of many symptoms …

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The Power of Words

“I know nothing in the world that has as much power as a word. Sometimes I write one, and I look at it, until it begins to shine.” – Emily Dickinson Your words are one of the most powerful tools at your disposal. They can ignite fury, relieve tension, destroy lives, repair broken hearts, empower …

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The Elephant in the Living Room

I saw a fascinating documentary last evening called "The Elephant in the Living Room." The film takes its viewers deep into the American subculture of raising some of the world's most dangerous animals as household pets, focusing in particular on Terry Brumfield, a kindhearted man who is struggling to raise two African lions he bought …

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A Just and Reasonable Modesty

"A just and reasonable modesty does not only recommend eloquence, but sets off every great talent which a man can be possessed of." ~ Joseph Addison When you develop talents and cultivate new qualities of character, more power can flow through you. That power, in turn, allows for greater influence. That influence can be both …

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Polished to Perfection

"A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials." - Seneca While I am not so sure that our trials in life are deliberately imposed upon us as a test of our character or will intentionally by another being or entity, I have witnessed time and time again that the mechanism …

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Dominion versus Domination

Whether you believe that man was created to have dominion over the earth or that he evolved to dominate the food chain through a process of natural selection, it is in man's best interest to exercise control in a way that promotes balance, sustainability and prosperity. Being at the top of the food chain has …

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Apathy, Anger and the American Way

I was disappointed yesterday to read in our local paper that only 28.3% of registered voters took the time to vote in yesterday's primary election. The article entitled "Apathy defeats anger in primary election" went on to note that only 14.82% of voters turned out for the 2008 Presidential primary election! The percentages border on embarrassing. …

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