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by Dr. David Schwartz
"LAUGH UNTIL IT HELPS"
Much has been written about keeping a positive attitude, focusing on goals with high purpose, choosing to be happy, finding happiness within, connecting with the Source of joy. A very specific behavior or practice to cultivate this positive attitude is laughing.
An abundance of scientific data has shown many health benefits of laughing. Some of these many benefits are: improving function of the lungs and the whole respiratory tract, releasing endorphins (natural opiate-like substance produced by the brain), improving immune function, relaxing the nervous system, reducing the stress hormones cortisol and adrenaline (Both are beneficial hormones but usually are in excess, leading to high blood pressure and many other stress-related conditions.), bringing harmony to physiological and neurological systems, connecting left and right hemispheres of the brain, balancing emotions, and increasing self-confidence.
by Sandy O'Brien
INCREDIBLE LEMON CAKE
I recently had a request for a lemon cake and I realized that I had never made a lemon cake from scratch. Unbelievable, as I love lemons! So, on food.com, I found the most amazing recipe, it was called the "Incredible Lemon Cake." That's setting the bar pretty high, so I had to see if the name fit the cake. It absolutely did! Oh, my goodness was it good! Good doesn't really begin to describe how incredible it truly is. The texture is amazing and this cake is so moist and lemony. You really have to taste it to believe it.
by Pastor Alex Riffee
What do I like best about the Easter season? What do I like most about the time of spring? I have repeatedly asked myself this question during the course of the week. As a pastor, it would be lying to say I did not get energy from Christians singing loudly together side by side as we move from the pain of the cross to the love that is exhibited in his resurrection. However, my heart has focused on one particular action that I have called attention to for my church members in past years. On that principle Sunday in March, it was the children who worked together on the playground behind the church sanctuary that showed the newness and peace of life, for which we so desperately look.
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