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Please print Luther’s own words. Let Luther speak for himself and set the record straight about what is God-fearing faith during pandemics and what is not. During an outbreak of the Bubonic plague, Luther and his wife opened their home to care for the sick. Luther encourages us to make use of...
During radiation treatments for cancer, nearly 8 out of 10 people will develop some form of skin irritation called “radiation dermatitis." Radiation often creates redness and warmth to the area, much like having a mild rash. Your skin may become more sensitive to touch and feel "tight." Continued...
My friend Steve plays acoustical guitar, both 6-string and 12-string. We met over 40 years ago at a church-sponsored retreat. We still sing together at our Saturday evening church service. Now that we are in our mid-60s, our bodies are showing some wear and tear. Some days, Steve has trouble...
Never did I imagine that I would ever utter a slogan from a pro-abort let alone make a sign with those words on it. But we are living in strange days after all. October 18th is rapidly approaching and it marks the day that all Washington State employees, healthcare professionals, educators, and...
Q: I started having stomach upset and diarrhea, especially after eating meals. When my doctor suggested I stop drinking milk or eating any dairy products, I did, which completely fixed it. This is puzzling because I've drunk milk all my life without any trouble. What’s going on? Most dairy products...
Q: I finally had my hip replaced last week. My surgeon recommended taking a stool softener for a couple of weeks to prevent constipation. Is that the same as a laxative? Many surgeons advise their patients to take a stool softener, expecting it to help you avoid the discomfort of constipation....
My heart breaks for the situation that is unfolding in Afghanistan. Hundreds of thousands of people are suffering and will continue to suffer under the Taliban regime. Although, I agree with most, that having an indefinite presence in the region is not what is best for America and that we should...
A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend church in Cottonwood, California. As my family and I walked into this small rural church, we were greeted by the pastor who had a mop in his hand and was in the process of cleaning up a mess on the bathroom floor. The church service was small,...
This summer, many families are planning and attending events that had been postponed due to COVID-19. People are traveling to family reunions, graduations, weddings and celebrations of life. Visiting grandma and grandpa is no longer limited to video calls or socially distanced interactions. When...
Yesterday morning I woke up feeling under the weather. Stuffy nose? Check. Runny nose? Check. Sinus pressure? Check. Sneezing? Check. I’m allergic to ragweed, and although it isn't yet August, ragweed is already blooming with our hot summer weather. I have allergic rhinitis, which is inflammation...

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