She Speaks Wellness-Wrap Me in Your Arms

Contributing Writer, Minister Sonya Hosey August Issue-Page 4 There is a song by William McDowell called “Wrap Me in Your Arms.” The lyrics say, “Take me to that place Lord; to that secret place where I can be with you. You can make me like you. Wrap me in your arms.”  This song shares an experience of intimacy with God, which reminds us that there … Continue reading She Speaks Wellness-Wrap Me in Your Arms

She Speaks Wellness: Mental Health and the Church

From the May Issue May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and this is a clarion call to the church. As the church doors open, they are not well-prepared to address the emotional wounds. People are returning with job loss, grief, fear, depression, and physical conditions not recognizing the seriousness and remaining silent. Do we hear the modern-day voices of Elijah, Job, and Jeremiah who suffered … Continue reading She Speaks Wellness: Mental Health and the Church

Fun Things To Do This Spring

Mary Linnen, Senior Writer, Editor Spring for me is so exciting, mainly because it leads to summer. There are many things you can do in the spring make a list and then make plans! Let’s start with a few ideas.● Plant a spring garden (or even just a plant or two)● See the cherry blossoms.● Have a picnic at the par● Go for a run.● … Continue reading Fun Things To Do This Spring

Bloom Sister Bloom

Minister Sonya Hosey, Contributing Writer Iron Sharpens Iron 4MySisters Network I have heard the term “bloom where you are planted” many times. However, it is still inconclusive as to where it originated. The definition of bloom is the state or period of most extraordinary beauty, freshness, or vigor. We have anticipated transitioning from winter to spring. In this season, we find a once-dormant flower, each … Continue reading Bloom Sister Bloom

How To Relax Your Mind and Body

Source: Virtua Health, By Lauren Emma, LCSW, Psychotherapist We are always looking for ways to improve our health and to stay calm and relaxed. We are living in chaotic times. We carry around many things in our minds that may affect our physical bodies. Stress has almost become second nature. What is life without a little stress these days right?  Lauren Emma, LCSW wrote about … Continue reading How To Relax Your Mind and Body