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Friday, December 1, 2023

Thomas (Tim) Mitchinson

Naperville resident, Thomas (Tim) Mitchinson, writes on the relationship between thought, spirituality and health, and trends in that field. He is also the media spokesman for Christian Science in Illinois. You can contact him at illinois@compub.org.

Positively Health – Dissecting thought

A few years ago, my son took a college class in anatomy for his education degree, which included dissecting various animals. Dissection gives the...

Positively Health – Treasuring religious freedom

Voices as diverse as Congressman Mike Quigley from Chicago and Ann Romney, wife of former Presidential candidate Mitt Romney, have defended and advocated the...

Positively Health – Sing!

I begin singing Christmas Carols in October. I “sing along with Mitch,” and duet with Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler and James Taylor listening to...

Positively Health – Lunch with Jesus

Every year I read The Traveler’s Gift by Andy Andrews.  It is a novel about a young man facing huge crises in his life,...

Positively Health – Stability when the winds of change blow

As summer turns to fall in Illinois, the wonderful warm days of Indian summer arrive. This is a time of change and reminds me...

Positively Health – Establishing our freedom with the Bible

Like many other Americans, I love to study the history of our country, especially our “Founding Fathers.” To me, their intelligence, integrity, and courage...

Positively Health – R-E-S-P-E-C-T

In these days when civil debate is eclipsed by prejudicial outbursts and name-calling of all sorts, I am reminded of one of my favorite...

Positively Health – What are you looking at?

One day while reading in the living room of the retirement home where she lived, Mildred glimpsed a woman on the opposite side of...

Positively Health – The healing power of appreciation

Everyone loves to be appreciated. The Chicken Soup for the Soul series relates the true story of a junior high math teacher who had...

Positively Health – Prayer as health care?

I recently had a conversation with someone about health care.  When I told him that I was a Christian Scientist and depended upon prayer...
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