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The Glass is Half Full

Michael Thomas, DC How much does our attitude change our health? We have come to accept that we must drink enough water, eat various nutritious foods, get enough sleep, get off the couch a few times a week and move about if we want to be healthy. So how much does our...

Happiness is a Choice

Michael D. Thomas, D.C. Recently, I was standing in line at a local store when an older woman walked in, saw several of us standing near the cashier and looked uncertain as to what she should do.  I told her she was fifth in line.  She sighed, and I said that maybe it...

Peace Comes From the Inside

I recently found this quote in my files.  It reminds me that peace does not come from external events but rather from within each of us.  The world does not bring us peace.  Peace comes into the the world through us. We are the eyes and the hands and the legs that...

Celebrating Diversity

  Celebrating Diversity Dr. Michael D. Thomas Each one of us is made of about ten trillion cells, all of whom work together to form the body that we recognize as ourselves. While there are great similarities between each of us, there are also significant...

What Would Jesus Do?

What Would Jesus Do? (9-16-01) Michael Thomas, D.C. I was in the local natural foods grocery store the other day. As I stood at the checkout, a woman I know came up to me and asked me if I was all right. I told her that I was still shaken by the events of the week. I...

To Forgive Is Divine

  To Forgive is Divine Dr. Michael Thomas It is said in our prayer that God forgives us just as we forgive others. Jesus forgave those who were involved in his execution. Forgiveness is a very radical act. The word radical has come to have a scurrilous...

The Sacred Moment

The Sacred Moment Dr. Michael Thomas Author’s Note: This article may not seem much like health-care advice. But I will tell you this: health comes from the word ‘whole’. It’s root meaning is the same as ‘holy’. Wholeness is health. Life is sacred. What if...

The Heart Still Calls

The Heart Still Calls Michael D. Thomas, D.C. This world we live in can feel more brutal and confusing by the day, sometimes by the hour! The complexity and intensity of our lives calls for redoubling our efforts just at the point where, in many of our lives,...

Prayer Angels

  Prayer Angels Dr. Michael Thomas It was getting on toward the end of the day last Thursday when one older couple came in to the office for a visit. I immediately noticed that the husband was doing much better than he had been. He was watching the activity in...

Make Peace With What Is

  Make Peace With What Is Dr. Michael D. Thomas Its been a rainy weekend. I had made plans all week to finish moving our endless stuff out of our old house and be finished with it but the weather had other plans. It has rained in buckets. We haven’t had...

Do Not Be Anxious

  Do Not Be Anxious Dr. Michael D. Thomas It was the second Tuesday of the month and a gorgeous Florida morning. Bonnie and I dropped our son John off at school and headed downtown. We were due to get on the air at Daystar radio at nine o’clock. Were always a bit...

A Friend

  A Friend Dr. Michael Thomas I recently returned from a visit with a friend. I hadn’t seen him in a couple of years and I was very happy to finally be able to talk with him again, face to face. I had to drive almost six hours to get to his house and that...

Taking Back Our Souls

Taking Back Our Souls Michael D. Thomas, D.C. Healthcare. Today, this word harkens images of the body politic more than the personal in these times of economic “bottom line” decisions. We think of governmental legislation and HMO’s and insurance...

The Evolving Heartbeat of Humanity

The Evolving Heartbeat of Humanity Dr. Michael Thomas There is a very old story about a frog and a scorpion. Both were perched on the edge of a river, and both wanted to get across to the other side. As the frog got ready to jump in and swim across, the scorpion asked...

The Power of the Heart

The Power of the Heart Dr. Michael D. Thomas There is a very special place at the junction between the great vessel that returns blood to the heart (the superior vena cava) and the filling chamber for the right ventricle, (called the atrium). In this tiny place, a...