This seminar on mental health rounds out a four part series dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of total shalom; wholeness in mind, body, and spirit.
“Rebuilding Your Mind” is a conversation about mental health for B.I.POC. men (black, indigenous, people of color) and their families. In this Zoom seminar, we seek to expand the health and wellness series with an emphasis on de-stigmatizing mental illness for Black men, African American youth, and the women who love them.Continue reading ““Rebuilding Your Mind” Health & Wellness Seminar 9/6/20″
Join Commissioned Ministries as we discuss how we can improve our health, boost our immunity, and ward off disease through nutrition. Communities of color have been disproportionately affected by COVID19 due in some part to preexisting conditions. However, we believe God has given us the key to heal ourselves through food. Hear from Carolyn Green-Hardy who holds a Master of Science in Nutrition & Integrative Health. “Carolyn is passionate about helping others understand the inherit power of food to heal and restore the body’s balance.”Continue reading “Heal Thyself Health & Wellness Seminar on Nutrition”
Breathing. It is an autonomic function of the body. Yes, I looked it up. I breathe without having to consciously tell my body to do it.
On November 16, 2018, my conscious was sedated while a surgeon operated in my airway. The origin of the problem is unknown, but it is recurrent and incurable. It’s another circumstance under which I was born. It is not a consequence of bad judgement from my past. Just like kidney failure is not. It is simply something that I live with.
This time, living with it was difficult. My breathing was labored. I could not talk long without getting dizzy. My blood pressure seemed to drop as I ran out of breath. I could not walk at any pace without losing my breath. I coughed throughout the day. I don’t have COPD, but I think that I may now understand what it feels like. Continue reading “Mechanical Ventilation”
I will use the familiar story of the resurrection of Lazarus as the backdrop to a message that the Lord has been speaking to me. I have been going through a very difficult season in my life. For the first time in my 28-year Christian walk I found myself saying “Lord, if you had been here”. Continue reading “Believe That!”