Monday, October 31, 2011


Mullein is high in iron, magnesium, potassium, and sulfur. It is considered the herb of choice for respiratory problems and pulmonary diseases. Not only does it loosen mucus and expel it out of the body but it also calms spasms, is a natural painkiller and helps to reduce swelling in the glandular system.

Shoshanna's Cramp Tincture

cramp bark, valerian root, passion flower, chamomile, white willow

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Fruit of Fine Family Fidelity

Singing is a key to language.

Sweet Potatoes Topped with Black Beans and Kale

Serves: 4
Preparation Time: 20 minutes (active prep time)


4 medium sweet potatoes
1 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
6 cups chopped kale
1 1/2 cups cooked black beans or 1 (15 ounce) can no-salt-added or low sodium black beans
1 1/2 cups diced tomatoes, or 1 (15 ounce) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
1 cup unsweetened non-dairy yogurt 

1. Pierce sweet potatoes in several spots with a fork. Microwave on high until soft, 12 - 16 minutes.
2. Potatoes can also be baked in a 350 degree oven for 50 minutes or until soft.
3. Meanwhile, heat 2 tablespoons water in a large pan and water saute onion and garlic for two minutes.
4. Add kale and stir until wilted.
5. Cover pan and cook until kale is tender, adding water as needed, about 10 minutes.
6. Add black beans, tomatoes, chili powder and cumin, bring to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes.
7. Cut each potato lengthwise, skin and partially mash, then top with bean mixture.
8. Sprinkle with cilantro.
9. Top with non-diary yogurt.

Eat your "GOMBBS":

  1. Greens
  2. Onions
  3. Mushrooms
  4. Berries
  5. Beans
  6. Seeds
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Avoid these foods:
  1. BBQ & processed meat, commercial red meat
  2. Fried foods
  3. Full-fat dairy & trans-fats
  4. Soft drinks, sugar & artificial sweetener
  5. White flour products

Wednesday, October 26, 2011


Eating Out


Melody Making Curtains

Regina is making herself ready.

At the Smith's

Just what I've Always Wanted

With Mother for my Birthday Dinner



A Sweet Sunday


John Dwyer's
The War Between the States
The Uncivil War

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Wedding End

July 4 Wedding in Massachusetts

Wedding End from Jordan Niednagel on Vimeo.

Exposing Terrorism: Inside the Terror Triangle

JBS CEO Art Thompson reveals there is more to the war on terror than meets the eye. He discusses terrorism, how it has been used in the past, reveals the state sponsors and others in the supporting network and demonstrates how Islam is being used to mask the real culprits.

Monday, October 24, 2011

"Can two walk together except they be agreed?" Amos 3:3

Dr. John McDougall Diet/Autism Connection (Part 3 of 3)


Viktor & Marie with Gregg Harris in Portland

Viktor and Marie's Journey

Dr. John McDougall Medical Message About: G.E.R.D.

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Life is short; as a result most of us want to make the most of our 90 plus years.

The rich Western diet places serious burdens on your bodies; consider how much waste in the form of excess cholesterol, fat, protein and chemical contamination your body must metabolize and excrete daily. Rapid aging is one consequence of all this avoidable wear and tear. Dietary excesses, especially in the form of animal protein (and isolated soy protein), cause the production of growth hormones (like IGF-1). As an adult you do not want to grow (age) any faster than is necessary. Plants are abundant in antioxidants which slow aging. All of the components of a starch-based diet with fruits and vegetables keep your skin, eyes, ears, heart, and bones in top condition throughout life...
 Hot Topics: Anti-aging with plant-food diet

McDougall Medical Message: Hemorrhoids

Free oils may be toxic to the body tissues.

Both omega-3 and omega-6 fats are associated with an increased risk of opacification of the lens of the eye, resulting in cataracts.14
Omega-3 and omega-6 oils could benefit people with autoimmune disorders. On the other hand, excessive intake of these fats may actually aggravate these disorders.15  More importantly, we need our immune system functioning at full capacity to fight off infections and cancer.  Free oils have been demonstrated to suppress many natural microbe killing mechanisms (with a marked decrease in cytokine, tumour necrosis factor-alpha and interferon-gamma).16   
Research on animals suggests the omega-6 variety of oils is very cancer-promoting and the omega-3 variety may be beneficial for cancer prevention.17  However, this may not be the case.  In one animal experiment on colon cancer, a fish oil diet and a safflower oil diet induced, respectively, 10- and 4-fold more metastases (number) and over 1000- and 500-fold more metastases (size) than were found in the livers of rats on the low-fat diet.18  Other, animal experiments also have shown essential fats to be cancer promoting.19,20 Most importantly, population studies tell us that, worldwide, the lower the total fat intake, the less the risk of common cancers, such as breast, colon and prostate.21-23

Most likely, the heart benefits of a Mediterranean diet are due to it being a nearly vegetarian diet.  The Mediterranean diet is a good diet in spite of the olive oil.13  

Dr. John McDougall Medical Message: Your Bowel Digestive System

A Study of Sexuality and Health among Older Adults in the United States by Stacy Tessler Lindau, reported in the August 23, 2007 New England Journal of Medicine

“Sexual activity is associated with health, and illness may considerably interfere with sexual health.”  Sexual activity was reported by 73% of people who were 57 to 64 years of age, 53% who were 65 to 74 years of age, and 26% who were 75 to 85 years of age.

“... erectile dysfunction is from compromised circulation to the penis, caused by closure of the arteries used to fill this organ with blood in order to make it erect. The disease that closes these and all other arteries in the body is known as atherosclerosis—caused by meat and dairy foods.  The disease is reversed by a diet of starch (like rice) and vegetables. 

“Over my career, I have seen many men and women regain activity in their sex lives by changing their diet, exercising and losing weight.  Stopping sexual-dysfunction-causing medications, such as those used to treat high blood pressure, will also be a major uplift. No surprise—healthy people look more attractive, and feel and function better.”

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Joel Fuhrman's High Nutrient Recipes

There are 982 recipes available in Dr. Fuhrman's Member Center, with more continually. Access these recipes by logging into Dr. Fuhrman's Member Center.

Online Library | Articles | About Vegetarian and Vegan Diets |

94% of people tested are iodine deficient.

The three most [under-prescribed] commonly lacking nutrients: Vit. D3-Sunshine, Vit. B12 [Methylcobalamin] and Iodine.

Monday, October 17, 2011

The Starch Solution - John McDougall MD

Complex carbohydrates provide energy. People who live on plant starch-based diets are thin. Plants have stored energy: lentils, beans, potatoes, brown rice. Starch is the centerpiece. You need energy.  Fruits are not starch; they are simple sugars. 
Cats and dogs are designed as protein seekers. Don't try to make them vegetarians. 
E-coli on vegetation comes from animal dung. Almost all infections that are spread to people from foods come from animals [milk, pigs, cows...]. Starches are very low in chemical poisons because these environmental contaminants are fat soluble so they get sucked up in fat and  of course these are low fat foods.  In most cases, when farmers spray the chemicals on, you can scrub or peel off the outer layer which contains most of the chemical contaminants.   

Starches are clean.
Starches are nutritionally complete.
Starches have loads of protein.
They are full of fiber.
They are very satisfying.
They are loaded with vitamins and minerals.
Potatoes and sweet potatoes have all the vitamins and minerals you need except for B12. [See Kon All Potato Diet] 
Grains and legumes are missing two vitamins: A & C. Add broccoli to your rice then you would have all the A & C you need. 
If you add oil, it can dilute out the nutritional value of the potato.

All large populations of trim, healthy people, throughout all verifiable human history have obtained the bulk of their calories from starch. 

Archeological findings reveal approximately 6,000 year history of starch based diets:
Barley in the Middle East  
Corn (maize) in North, Central, and South America. Aztecs and Mayas are known as people of corn.
Legumes in Americas, Asia, and Europe
Millet in Africa 
Oats in Middle East
Potatoes in South America. Incas later changed to quinoa. It was a food of greater strength when they went to battle.
Sorghum in East Africa 
Sweet Potatoes in the South America
Rice in Asia.
Rye in Asia
Wheat in the Near East. It was the Pharaohs who lived on rich foods who got to be mummies. They got the diseases. 

Isn’t End Times Madness “Cult Like,” too?

Ever since Joseph Smith pieced together the Book of Mormon and the church’s strange doctrines, this made-in-America religion has been described as a cult. Walter Martin’s The Maze of Mormonism, first published in 1962 and later incorporated in his larger work The Kingdom of the Cults, set the early standard of evaluation. But even before Martin’s work, evangelicals have been critical of Mormonism. Anthony Hoekema’s The Four Major Cults (1963) also designated Mormonism as a cult.
There is an aspect of Pastor Jeffress’s belief system that is also “cult like,” something that he shares with Romney and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, with an emphasis on “Latter-Day.” Jeffress and Romney believe that we are living in the last days. Not only does Jeffress share this belief with Mormons, he also shares it with Jehovah’s Witnesses. In fact, Jeffress has made the end times the center-piece to his ministry. Jeffress has written Twilight’s Last Gleaming which is about America’s “last days.” For all his posturing about how we can delay the inevitable, there is no way to delay it.
The Jehovah’s Witnesses follow an end-time scenario that is not much different from the one outlined by Jeffress. There are the obligatory references to nation rising against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, earthquakes, pestilence, and what they believe is a yet future preaching of the gospel into all the world of our day...

The prophetic views of Mr. Jeffress are more dangerous than those of Mitt Romney because tens of millions of Christians believe that we are living in the last days, read books on the last days, and, listen to big-name pastors and teachers on the last days. Their last days beliefs affect the way they view their world. Why polish brass on a sinking ship?
The worldview of Mr. Jeffress is schizophrenic and self-defeating. Mormonism is cult like, and so are the end-time views of Pastor Jeffress.
Read More: Isn’t End Times Madness “Cult Like,” too?

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Danielle & Garret's Wedding ~ Photography mostly by Dinah

Abigail's Highschool Football Game

The pink socks were for breast cancer awareness.
I'm waiting for the prostate cancer awareness campaign. ~Regina
Prayer of blessing before giving a daughter in marriage.
Just a few years ago he was pursuing the things of the world. What we see here today is a man pursuing the things of the Lord.
Everyone enjoyed their baby

Even the Bride

Father of the bride is pleased that he introduced them.
Father of the Groom
This morning I was cleaning my room.
It was special because I was preparing for Danielle.
Jesus said, "I go to prepare a place for you."
A younger, married brother, 
blesses his older brother's marriage.
Notifying the State of their Covenant
Abigail's Trumpet Instructor

Dr. John McDougall Medical Message: Diverticulosis

McDougall's Moments

2-minute lessons on health and medicine

Dr McDougall: Health & Medical Information

Changing Minds

Cultural relativism has taken the world by storm. Ray Comfort applies the law of God to the question helping people see their own hypocrisy because he is using God's holy law standard. ~Lance

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

If we walk in the light as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanses us from all sin. ~I John 1:7

While we were yet sinners, 
Christ died for us, 
Without repentance, 
there is no relationship with GOD.
 Faith without works is dead. 
Works without faith are dead.

Faith is NOT something you have for ten seconds ten years ago, it is what you live by. Faith is a gift of God. Without faith it is impossible to please God.

Dr. No has our votes.

Ron Paul would not give special rights to sodomites nor a dime to Planned Parenthood. His statement is that the morning after pill would be too invasive to regulate.

Photo finish: Woman gives birth after running (and walking) marathon


For Better Hair Tomorrow
Mentoring Melody 
Talking to Greg 
Regina, please cut my hair too. 
Race to the Phone 

Trap Door Spider 

This one has babies.
The Puritans believed that God had conquered Satan and cast him to earth to be conquered by His people. 

Another Day