Full of Heart and Deep in Thought--A blog by Marci Julin

February 7, 2016

 Part 3 in Christians Beware of Muscle Testing

 

 

 

The temperature must have been well over a hundred, but after several weeks in India's summer heat we hardly noticed it anymore.  On this particular day of my summer mission trip experience, my team biked to a remote vil...

Part 2 in "Christians Beware of Muscle Testing"

Like walking down a dark alley alone evokes wariness, a tremendous sense of unease enveloped me when I began my journey into the world of Applied Kinesiology (muscle testing). In the days following my first appointment tha...

January 28, 2016

 

 

Part 1 of the series,

"Christians Beware of Muscle Testing"

 

None of us likes to be deceived. As much as I hate to say it, I'm ashamed to admit that I unknowingly fell prey to one particular case of deception--muscle testing (otherwise known as Applied Kinesiology). I...

December 21, 2015

 

Recently I’ve had marriage on my mind.  A number of things have brought that about, some good and some bad.  To begin with, right before Christmas my husband and I celebrated our 23rd anniversary.  About that same time I learned that someone I love left her husband an...

July 17, 2015

Facebook provides an almost constant flow of words of kindness, praise, and encouragement.  As a praise junkie, I initially found these snippets of kindness like a piece of chocolate that one lets slowly melt in the mouth, so as to savor it as long as possible.  The pr...

June 14, 2015

After an angry roommate at the local nursing home where I visit turned down the ear shattering volume of her television, I was able to continue the weekly reading in the Gospel of Luke with my new 94 year old sister in Christ.  Reading the Bible to this frail but spunk...

May 18, 2015

 

In preparation for speaking at a church retreat, I studied the Scriptures regarding the work of the Holy Spirit and tried to put into practice my understanding of what I learned.  An intriguing concept emerged.  The Bible speaks of life with the Spirit as being a walk...

May 18, 2015

This morning  I relished the developing plot of my latest Christian novel as I ate my traditional bowl of granola for breakfast.  My interest piqued when the characters turned to a discussion on truth, which has recently been a topic of interest in our family, as discu...