Q. Dear Terry, “I have a breast lump that thankfully turned out to be a cyst. It’s usually not bothersome, except around my menstrual cycle when it becomes more tender. I don’t need any treatment for the lump, but I would like to decrease the tenderness. What do you suggest?” – C.S., Huntington, WV
Q. Dear Terry, “I’ve been feeling more anxious lately. I would like to try natural options before a medication. The anxiety is usually related to work or getting things done around the house. What can I try?” – Louise C., Springdale, AK
Q. Dear Terry, “My doctor told me I should take fish oil, but when I’ve taken it in the past, my stomach gets upset. I think the reason my doctor suggested fish oil is for the omega-3s. Are there other ways I can get omega-3s, without having an upset stomach?”– Tyler K., Fishers, IN
They include: corn, soy, safflower seed, and peanut. They are not harmful when the diet contains small quantities, but due to the fact that some of these oils are so cheap, such as corn, soy, canola oil, peanut and sunflower seed oil, that they are…
In today’s Scripture Leah and her sister, Rachel, were both married to Jacob. Rachel was more beautiful, so Jacob didn’t give Leah much time and attention. I’m sure she felt like she was inferior, at a disadvantage, not good enough. That doesn’t go unnoticed. God sees every injustice, every wrong, every tear. Leah went on to have four sons before Rachel had one. Having a son in those days was a big deal. God was saying, “Leah, I’m giving you sons who’ll cause Jacob to notice you.”
You may feel like someone else got all the good breaks, good childhood, good looks, good personality. Don’t worry, your time is coming. God has some advantages for you that will cause you to stand out. You’re not going to always live in the shadow of somebody more talented, more beautiful, more successful. God’s going to cause you to shine. You’re going to excel, you’re going to be known, you’re going to leave your mark.
Father, thank You that nothing that has happened to me has gone unnoticed by You. Thank You that You take it personally, and You go to work to make things right. I believe that as I honor You and put You first that You will cause me to shine. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
“...When the LORD saw that Leah was not loved, he enabled her to conceive, but Rachel remained childless...” (Genesis 29:31, NIV)
"The will of God will never take you to where the grace of God will not protect you." — Bernadette Devlin