Everything Counts Saturday, Jun 25 2016 

Back in the 1980s I wrote a newspaper feature article on a cancer wellness center. One of the survivors said something that made so much sense, it stuck with me. She said that there wasn’t one reason why she developed cancer and so there wasn’t one practice needed to cure her. In addition to traditional surgery and chemotherapy, she also improved her diet, reduced stress, prayed more, and increased exercise, among other things.

After recently viewing the nine episodes of The Truth About Cancer, I was reminded of this interview. I believe the words of wisdom I was told 30 years ago still holds true and can be applied to most situations.

Whether we look at our financial state, level of crime in a city, world hunger, political unrest, obesity, or just about any health condition, most likely several issues contributed toward it, and therefore, more than one remedy is needed for a complete solution. One dollar won’t get us out of debt. But every dollar earned and saved eventually does. From the afternoon drive-through coffee to vacations beyond our budget, we can cut back and/or work an extra part-time job.

There’s always something we can do to participate in solving even the most dire situation. If we break it down, and honestly consider how we contributed toward the decline, as well as how we can bring about improvement, things do change.

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What Say Ye? Thursday, Oct 25 2012 

Isn’t it interesting that so many people can be so sure of something and just as many people believe it is the complete opposite?

Issues like abortion, healthcare, taxes, foreign policies, employment, governmental responsibilities, and defense are hotly debated issues with defendants on both sides. And our presidential candidates ride opposing sides of many of these issues, which is why this race is neck to neck. We are voting policy as well as our national leader.

Voting is the least and easiest step to take toward a world you envision. Your voice is vital. Get into that booth and cast your vote. You don’t even have to wait until Election Day.

I already voted. Have you?

©2012, Mary K. Doyle

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