The Evils of Hasty Eating

The evils resulting from hasty eating may be enumerated as follows:­­­–­ From deficient mastication, the food is not properly divided, so that the digestive juices cannot gain access to its various elements. By being retained in the mouth too short a time, an insufficient amount of saliva is mingled with it, so that salivary digestion […]

Simple Remedies

The following simple remedies are generally accessible to everyone: Pulverized charcoal poultice: Use it on the stomach and sides of one suffering with a fever. Snake bites and stings of reptiles and poisonous insects are also often rendered harmless by its use. Use pulverized charcoal poultice from the eucalyptus tree in case of inflammation due […]


Coughing is a convulsive expiratory effort, usually repeated several times in rapid succession. It is symptomatic of several varieties of conditions, but by no means always indicates disease of the respiratory organs. It is present in consumption, pneumonia, pleurisy, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, pharyngitis, laryngitis, and, in fact, may appear as a symptom in nearly all […]

The Papacy Aims for World Dominion

The universal ambitions of the Roman Catholic Church are reflected in her name for catholic means universal. She seeks a universal church and a universal political empire. The two-finger victory sign made by popes, e.g. Pope Pius below, and represented throughout Catholic art means that peace and victory can only come when the world recognizes […]


Condiments ruin digestion. They, …irritate the stomach, poison the blood, and excite the nerves. Their use is a positive evil. Men seek the excitement of stimulants, because, for the time, the results are agreeable. But there is always a reaction. The use of unnatural stimulants always tends to excess, and it is an active agent […]

The Golden Rule

The Savior taught the golden rule: “…all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets,” Matthew 7:12. Another writer, speaking on the subject, says, “In your association with others, put yourself in their place. Enter into their feelings, their […]

Positions in Standing

God made man upright, and He desires him to possess not only the physical but the mental and moral benefit, the grace and dignity and self-possession, the courage and self-reliance, which an erect bearing so greatly tends to promote. Ellen G. White, Education (1903) The muscles are required to act while we are standing as […]

Bad Positions in Sleeping

Certain parts of the muscular system suffer seriously from the results of bad positions assumed in the different attitudes which may be taken in lying, sitting, standing, and walking. As we spend one-third of our time in bed—at least most persons should do so—it is of great importance that the right position should be assumed, […]

Sit Gracefully

We know of no better rule in sitting than the simple one, “sit gracefully.” A graceful position is a natural one, and will be productive neither of inconvenience nor injury. The distortions of the spine produced by improper positions in sitting are only in part due to the changes produced in the cartilages of the […]