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A talk I gave in Sacrament Meeting 2012

I take my talk today from Sister Susan Tanners talk, the sanctity of the body, from President Hinckley and from Elder C Todd Christofferson

In the pre existence we learned that the body was part of God’s great plan of happiness for us. It states in the family proclamation:

Spirit sons and daughters knew and worshiped God as their Eternal Father and accepted His plan by which His children could obtain a physical body and gain earthly experience to progress toward perfection and ultimately realize his or her divine destiny as an heir of eternal life.

Sis. Tanner: We shouted for joy to be part of this plan. Why were we so excited? We understood eternal truths about our bodies.…

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Home Remedies – Warts

Toads have nothing to do with warts! They don’t cause them, they don’t spread them, they don’t even know what what warts are!

Warts are benign skin tumors that can occur singly or in large packs on just about any part of the body. While various warts have various names, all are caused by strains of papilloma virus. After acne, warts are the most common dermatologic complaint. common medical treatments include, burning, scraping, cutting, freezing, injectin, or zapping with a laser. And often warts reappear no matter what. So let start simply with the least amount of damage and see if we can solve the issue and save a pretty penny.

Leave them alone – According to one estimate 40-50…

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Home Remedies – Sunburn

Working in the yard? Silly ideas of tanning and you fell asleep? Sunburn hurts, try these remedies.

Vinegar – Contains acetic acid, one of the compounds of aspirin. It can help ease sunburn pain, itching, and inflammation. Soak a few sheets of paper towels in white vinegar and apply them to skin. Leave them on until the towels dry, and repeat as needed. Add 2 cups vinegar to cool bathwater to help relieve itching

oatmeal – Can be added to a cool bath when you’re badly sunburned. Grind 1 cup oatmeal in a feed processor and add it to running water to soothe itchy skin

Cucumbers and potatoes – contain compounds that cool the burn and help reduce swelling when…

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Home Remedies – Teething

Though many folks don’t know it, an infants teeth actually start developing months before birth. In fact, tooth buds begin appearing in the fetus by the fifth or sixth week of pregnancy. By the time the baby is born, all 20 of the primary teeth that will be sprouting over the next 2 1/2 years are already present and accounted for in the jawbone. Usually those first teeth start pushing for daylight about four to eight months after birth. Baby’s gums will become swollen and tender and your little bundle of joy will become irritable and restless.

It might all come to next to nothing or your baby could range from a little fussy to down right grumpy. So here…

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Home Remedies – Shinsplints

Most people know when they have them, but few people including doctors seem to know what they are. Most experts prefer the terms tendinitis or periostitis, but even those terms don’t really describe the condition. Shinsplints can be a variety of things. Some say they are the beginning of stress fractures, or a muscle irritation, or the irritation of the tendon that attaches the muscle to the bone. The problem is treating them goes back to the problem of indentifying exactly what they are.

This much we do know, unyielding surfaces can produce shinsplints in an instant, that goes for people who exercise on concrete as well as those who walk on it.  Other culprits include faulty posture, poor shoes,…

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