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Worry is Blind

Once there were two CEOs, both with high powered, stress filled jobs. One of the CEOs, Gene managed his stress well, while the other did not. Ed-the unhealthy one, suffered health problems. His problems ranged from high cholesterol to high blood pressure and ulcers. Ed and his healthy friend Gene met for lunch. Gene asked […]

How to Live to Be 100

MSN featured the Loma Linda Seventh-Day Adventists in a short video on How to Live to Be 100. The video focuses on three key components: Diet Exercise Positive Attitude Be sure to watch the video and for more information on the CREATION Health principles, visit

5 Simple Rules to Be Happy

There once was a couple who had been married 70 years. Sadly, the wife died, leaving the 92-year-old man to move to an assisted care facility. After an hour or so of waiting patiently in the lobby as he was being admitted, he smiled sweetly when told his room was ready. As he maneuvered his […]

Don’t Forget Who You Are

The 1994 movie The Lion King was a huge hit for Disney. Here is the plot: The king of all lions, Mufasa has a cub named Simba. The birth of Simba greatly angers Mufasa’s brother Scar, who was next in line to be king if not for the birth of Simba. Scar wants to be king and […]


I met my wife Vonnie in November 1982. She worked in the Admitting Department at a hospital in San Diego and I worked at the same hospital on the Psychiatric Unit. We hit it off right away and began dating. I knew she really liked me because she brought me an entire lasagna for Thanksgiving. […]

Our Two Natures

An old Cherokee chief was taking a walk with his son, a young brave, hoping to pass on to the boy lessons and wisdom about life. “A fight is going on inside me,” the chief says to the boy. “It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One wolf is evil-he is […]

The New Bible

A young man graduating high school was excited about the graduation gift he was hoping to get from his father. He had asked his father for a car and was almost sure it was coming. For many months he had admired a Lexus, and knowing his dad could afford it, he was excited to get […]

The One Who Stands Beside Us

On April 14, 1865, Abraham Lincoln was shot at The Ford Theatre in Washington DC. From the theatre, he was carried across the street to a house. Because Lincoln was so tall; he was laid diagonally across the bed. He was stripped of his clothes to be treated, but died the next morning. As they […]

The Rich Man & The Fisherman

Once a wealthy businessman, taking a much needed vacation, was walking along a beach in the Caribbean. He came upon a local fisherman sitting peacefully beside his boat. “Why aren’t you out there fishing?” he asked. “Because I’ve caught enough fish for today,” said the fisherman. “Why don’t you catch more fish than you need?’ […]