Rev. Dr. Scott Peddie

Conjectures of an Eclectic Christian

For many years, scientists have tried to test the power of prayer and positive thinking on health and well-being.  The results, it has to be said, have been mixed. Now a group scientists are venturing onto new, and controversial terrotory. For example, University of Miami HIV/Aids researcher, Gail Ironson noticed that a number of HIV …

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According to Kristin Neff, Professor of Human Development & Culture at the University of Texas at Austin: ‘People can use their skills of compassion for others to learn how to be more self-compassionate. Whenever you find yourself being very harsh with yourself, you can think of the types of warm, supportive things you’d say to …

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Doctors fear their private lives and personal beliefs will soon come under increasing scrutiny from regulators, as a Christian GP who prayed with a patient faces a formal hearing claims Martin Beckford, Health Correspondent for The Telegraph.  You can read the article in its entirety here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/8769073/Doctors-fear-monitoring-of-private-beliefs-as-praying-GP-faces-hearing.html It seems to me that further intrusion into …

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