Shining Tree
Shining Tree

Which way will you jump?

Which way will you jump? When someone with a health challenge say the following: 1. It’s hereditary or 2. I have faith and trust in God to help me.

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Do you need a panel of "experts" to tell you that you should treat the elderly with dignity and compassion?

Do you need a panel of “experts” to tell you that you should treat the elderly with dignity and compassion? It seems that “care” staff in the NHS do.

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If you had cancer would you leave your survival to chance…….or can you be extraordinary?

Breakfast news talked about the discovery of the genetic code of hereditary breast cancer this morning. At present patients with this dilemma can have mastectomies to prevent the cancer occurring.

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What is Shining Tree

“One seeing is worth a thousand reading”   –  a Chinese proverb We get people coming into Shining Tree asking what we do.

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Shame on you British nurses!

David Cameron told British nurses to be more caring towards their patients today, that nurses should be more patient and not paperwork orientated.

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On doing and being

On this special day, whether it is because you try to follow the example set by Jesus of Nazareth, or you see this time purely as a time to spend with your family.

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“You can recruit “nice” people and teach them skills, but can you teach people how to be nice?”

We have recently had a wood pellet boiler installed  in the centre to replace the oil boiler. Those of you who also use oil know how the companies seem to charge whatever they want.

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Jesus was a Yogi

“Father Gabriele Amorth, who for years was the Vatican’s chief exorcist and claims to have cleansed hundreds of people of evil spirits, said yoga is Satanic …” He obviously hasn’t seen the Jeremy Kyle Show. 

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Pensioners and prisoners

  The following is part of email from Paul Roche…..hilarious! Let’s put the pensioners in jail and the criminals in a nursing home.

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"If if makes you feel better,do it".

Often we pick a therapy by what we have read in magazines, what celebrities have had done and what friends might have recommended……..not exactly a very scientific way of trying to find someone to help improve your life! Continue Reading »