Rev. Judith T. Lester Archives

Put on a smiley face ☺ (Week 3)

October 22, 2020

Source: “Smiley Face with Smiling Eyes” by Apple.com Doing random acts of kindness will not only make you smile, but it will make you feel good inside. This week, you are encouraged to find opportunities to do random acts of kindness and show goodwill. Here are a few suggestions: 1. Gather several adults and children… [Read More]

Put on a smiley face ☺ (Week 2)

October 15, 2020

Source: “Smiley Face with Smiling Eyes” by Apple.com Psychology Today in an article entitled: “The 9 Superpowers of Your Smile”1 noted that numerous researchers have already compiled a long list of the benefits of a smile, but after research by the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), two more reasons were added to the list. Here… [Read More]

Put On A Smiley Face ☺ (Week 1)

October 8, 2020

In February, I was asked to appear in a commercial spot as a marketing promo for the Milwaukee Times Weekly Newspaper on CW18/My24 Milwaukee. Upon arriving at the studio, I received a text from a friend reminding me to be sure to “smile” during the taping. I received advice from several friends as the commercial… [Read More]

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month (conclusion)

October 1, 2020

“All praise to the God and Father of our Master, Jesus the Messiah! Father of all mercy! God of all healing counsel! He comes alongside us when we go through hard times, and before you know it, he brings us alongside someone else who is going through hard times so that we can be there… [Read More]

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month (Week 3)

September 24, 2020

What is prostate cancer? According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), cancer starts when cells in the body begin to grow out of control. prostate cancer begins when cells in the prostate gland start to grow out of control. The prostate is a gland found only in males. Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is… [Read More]

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month (Week 2)

September 17, 2020

Men, have you seen your doctor lately? There is no better time than the month of September, during what has been designated as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, for you to talk with your physician about this disease so you can make informed decisions about maintaining your prostate health. Although prostate cancer is the second leading… [Read More]

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month (Week 1)

September 10, 2020

After the unexpected death of Chadwick Boseman, interest was piqued regarding cancers in men. According to the American Cancer Society, some of the cancers that most often affect men are prostate, colorectal, lung and skin cancers; and scientists have discovered there is some association between prostate cancer and colorectal cancer. Since health continues to be… [Read More]

Kids Eat Right Month (Conclusion)

September 3, 2020

In celebration of Kids Eat Right Month, this entire month you have been encouraged to eat and cook healthier. Encouraging healthier meals does not have to sacrifice taste. The Mayo Clinic published an article outlining 5 tasty ways to tweak recipes for healthier eating. (1) Let’s look at a few: 1. Start fresh and stay… [Read More]

Kids Eat Right Month (Week 4)

August 27, 2020

This month, this column has been encouraging healthier eating for children and their families in celebration of Kids Eat Right Month. This week, let’s turn our attention to snacks. Snacks don’t have to be dull and boring. The Mayo Clinic offers the following 10 child-friendly tips to healthy snacks for kids1: 1. Keep junk food… [Read More]

Kids Eat Right Month (Week 3)

August 20, 2020

August is celebrated as Kids Eat Right Month sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition Dietetics (“Academy”). Today, the Academy represents more than 100,000 credentialed practitioners, registered dietitian nutritious, dietetic technicians, and other dietetics and nutrition professionals, and is committed to improving the nation’s health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research. This week, this… [Read More]