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How To Escape Disease Statistics

A wise man once said, “If you’re doing something that no one else is doing, chances are you’re doing something right.”

When your diet and lifestyle are healthier than everyone else around you, you may be perceived as strange or extreme. But if you’re doing something the rest of the world is not, suddenly the world’s disease statistics don’t apply to you.

Think about it: A statistic that says that “1 in ‘x’ Americans will get stuck in an elevator in their lifetime” doesn’t apply to you if you never use an elevator.

Likewise, a statistic that claims “1 in ‘x’ Americans will develop ‘this or that’ disease” is derived from a sample of typical Americans from all walks of life who may or may not be watching their diet and lifestyle.

If you are one of the rare ones actually looking after your health and lifestyle in a way that the rest of that sample group is not, then you are not part of that statistic, and the results do not apply to you.

This is powerful, so let me repeat that…

If you’re doing something different with your diet and lifestyle — something BETTER than everyone else — you’ve taken yourself out of the equation. Those scary ‘diseases-of-affluence’ statistics will NOT apply to you.

When you decide to take care of your health in a way that seems “weird” to everyone else, you are protecting and empowering your health better than everyone else. You’re changing the game. Actually you’re taking yourself OUT of the game.

If you eat better foods that everyone else, your health will be better than everyone else because you literally ARE what you EAT.

Your cells will be more vibrant and resistant to the symptoms of disease because you are fueling them with foods that are jam-packed with life-giving force, and that gives you a health advantage.

The way your body responds to everyday lifestyle factors is significantly superior when you choose to eat a high percentage of raw, living, plant-based foods and juices because your body is properly equipped to deal with the situation instead of succumbing to disease — and becoming a statistic!

I’LL HAVE MORE TO SHARE NEXT TIME… but in the meantime, you can read about this and a lot more my latest book, “Escape Root: The Secret Passage to Lifelong Wellness” available at ARoodAwakening.tv/Escape

By |November 14th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

How Free Radicals Rob Your Health

If we eat when we are not really hungry, we are overeating, which causes a traffic jam in our digestive system that causes oxidative stress, which in turn causes free radicals.

Now, free radicals are not all bad. We need a certain amount of them for our bodies to work correctly. But just like anything else, too much of a good thing is NOT a good thing.

A free radical is a molecule that lacks an electron, and that makes it unstable.

In order to stabilize itself, a free radical needs to another electron, which it will rob from another molecule in your body.

As you can imagine, this causes a domino effect of damage because every time a molecule is robbed of an electron, another cell becomes damaged (i.e. oxidation). A certain amount of cellular damage is normal, but too much cellular damage leads to disease.

So, what can we do to stop a free radical?

Just as a free radical is missing an electron, ANTI-oxidants contains an extra electron.

The extra electron in the molecular structure of an antioxidant will fill the void the molecular structure of a free radical, which stabilizes it and stops it from hunting down electrons from other molecules.

And the richest source of antioxidants? You guessed it… raw fruits and vegetables.

As much as we try, we can’t stop ALL free radical production; it happens with every metabolic process in the body. It happens with exercise. It even happens with breathing and thinking.

The key is to counteract it as much as possible by ensuring that most of your diet consists of raw, living foods that have antioxidants your body needs to stop oxidation and reverse the damage.

I’LL HAVE MORE TO SHARE NEXT TIME… but in the meantime, you can read about this and a lot more my latest book, “Escape Root: The Secret Passage to Lifelong Wellness” available at ARoodAwakening.tv/Escape

By |October 24th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

The Waters of Creation

In the beginning, God created the shamayim and the earth. This word, shamayim, appears in the first verse of the Scriptures and has much more richness, depth, and significance than we can appreciate in any language other than Hebrew.

There are profound concepts in the creation narrative. Concepts that, even with an understanding of the Hebrew language, are difficult to conceptualize with our limited human minds

To begin with, we must note the plural nature of this word. The sound “im” at the end of shamayim is the cause of the translator’s decision to translate this word as heavens, instead of heaven (singular). 

This has important implications, for as we read the scriptures in context we understand that there is more than one heaven. There are at least:

1)    the heaven where the birds fly,
2)    a higher heaven where the stars are, and
3)    a heaven where the angels and the Almighty dwell.

1 Kings 8:27 tells us about, “the heaven of heavens,” and in 2 Corinthians 12, Shaul (Paul) mentions having met someone who was taken up to the “third heaven.” These provide evidence for a plurality of heavens.

Another interesting point has to do with the connection between “the heavens” and “the waters.” 

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth, and immediately afterwards the Word tells us that Elohim’s Ruach “moved over  the face of the waters.” 

An inquisitive reader will then wonder when did the Creator created the waters – since, there is no indication between Genesis 1:1 and 1:2 that water had been created.

This is the reason we cannot establish a certain doctrine or a new theology unless we analyze the scriptures in their original language. This is why I’m passionate about Hebrew!

The word water in Hebrew, just like the word heaven, occurs, naturally, in the plural form: waters is pronounced mayim and, if you’ve been paying attention, you will notice that this word, mayim, is part of the word shamayim: heavens!

That’s right. The “waters” (mayim) were created in Genesis 1:1, when the Creator created the “heavens” (shamayim). 

Armed with this knowledge, the sixth verse of Genesis 1 now makes sense to the reader. Elohim “separated  the waters from the waters” when he creates the “expanse” of the heavens, or the “firmament.”

By |October 16th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

How and What To Juice

Whether you’re sick or well, your body replaces cells at the rate of 300 million every minute. The quality of the replacement cells depends on the quality of food you are providing to your body.

There are 3 ways this can go; you can get sicker by eating more and more poorly; you can stay the way you are by not changing your food habits; or you can get better by changing what you eat to living foods that help the body create healthier cells than the ones it is replacing.

Obviously, you want to provide better cells than the ones your body is replacing — this is how you reverse disease; and juicing is the best source of high quality nutrition your body can get to create superior cells to do it.

Now if you’re juicing a quart of vegetable juice or more every day, it can get expensive, especially if you’re trying to do everything organically. But here’s my little money-saving secret…

Most chemicals used on conventional produce are hydrophobic. That means they stick to the pulp of the fruits and vegetables, not the juice.

So don’t be afraid to juice conventional produce instead of organic; you’re getting a lot less exposure to these chemicals that you might think. However, it’s still a good idea to wash everything first.

So what about juicing fruit? Well, juicing fruit is not really a good idea. Part of the function of fiber in a whole piece of fruit is to regulate the release of the fruit’s sugar in the bloodstream. When you juice a piece of fruit, you separate the fiber from the juice, which concentrates all of the sugar from that whole piece of fruit into a small amount of juice.

Without the fiber to regulate the sugar in a piece of fruit, the sugar in fruit juice is released into your body too quickly, and that’s not conducive to healing.

Vegetables, on the other hand, are the best thing to juice to get maximum nutrients into your body with the least amount of digestive effort; and that promotes healing.

So remember this rule of thumb: eat your fruits, juice your veggies.

I’LL HAVE MORE TO SHARE NEXT TIME… but in the meantime, you can read about this and a lot more my latest book, “Escape Root: The Secret Passage to Lifelong Wellness” available at ARoodAwakening.tv/Escape

By |September 17th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

REPORT ON CHINA: Your Donations At Work

In China, I presented “The Gospel of the Kingdom”, a presentation that took 13 hours each of 3 times that I gave it (including line-by-line translation courtesy of Paul Hsieh of Kingdom for Jesus). It was so electrifying to the audience there because they had never heard the TRUE Gospel.
 
Not to mention, it’s not taught in American Christianity, either!
 
In churches today, we’re told “sweet baby Jesus” stories, but nobody is teaching what
Yeshua taught!
I realized as I was teaching this in China, that America needs “The Gospel of the Kingdom” presentation, too!
As you know, I‘ve been going to churches in my local area, recently. I’ve been going to Sunday School classes, men’s Bible studies and all. What I’ve discovered is that the true understanding of Yeshua’s ministry and what the Gospel of the Kingdom is all about is simply gone! People here in America don’t even know what the “gospel” really is when they speak of it.
 
So, I am on a mission to take what I presented in China and present it here in America. Then, once it’s completed in English, we can do it in Spanish, and any other language. I’m determined to do it because it’s WORTH IT! And something that’s worth it means it’s not free.
It takes funds to do these types of things. It took funds to develop this and present it in China — and YOU made that happen! You helped to change hundreds of lives.
In fact, there were literally hundreds of people lined up at a book signing we had for the new, Chinese version of “The Mystery of Iniquity”, a book I wrote many years ago in English. I signed more books in that one session than I ever did for the English version!
 
There’s a real revival at stake, and it’s our job to facilitate it… because WE in America have the means to do it. In America, we have such abundance, but it’s not for us to keep. It’s intended to be used for the Kingdom.
We in America are to be the financiers of these missions. That’s why we have the abundance in this country. As you step out in obedience with your finances, YeHoVaH will keep on multiplying it so that you can do even more. That’s the way the biblical economy works.
I want to thank you for standing with us to help us get this message out. Your reward is building in an account for eternity — keep building it! Stand with us… THANK YOU!
 
 
 
By |September 11th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Biblical Keys To A Happy Marriage

Many of the problems we face in our marriages are ultimately rooted in an unrealistic expectation of what marriage is supposed to look like. 

Movies and TV shows have given us a distorted perspective that marriage will provide ultimate fulfillment. And so we demand things from our marriage that it was never designed to give.

God doesn’t promise that we’ll never face difficulties in marriage. However, with a right perspective on marriage and using the tools He gives us in His Word, we can know how to handle conflict.

Here are three biblical keys that can help you stay on track to a happy marriage:

Number one… Respect.

Respecting your spouse means that you value them and hold them in high esteem. Value their feelings and opinions just as you value your own. Don’t disregard what your spouse shares with you.

Don’t get frustrated or angry if you don’t like what they say. Just be patient and listen. 

Remember, your marriage is a picture of the Messiah’s relationship with the Church. Respecting your spouse is ultimately connected to respecting God.

Key number two… Support

Being happy in marriage requires you to take the focus off of yourself. When you are selfless and focused on fulfilling your spouse’s needs instead of striving to get what you want, you’ll often find that your spouse is more than willing to reciprocate.

“Whoever brings blessing will be enriched, and one who waters will himself be watered.”
– Proverbs 11:25

Support takes many forms. The simplest and often most needed form of support is encouragement and verbal affirmation. This goes back to Respect. If you value your spouse, you’ll value their hopes, dreams, trust, and sense of security. You’ll put their needs before your own.

Key number three… Listen

Most of the problems we face in marriage happen because we don’t know how to communicate effectively. Instead of listening to our spouse and validating their feelings, we get busy formulating counter arguments and building our case against them.

We listen to reply rather than listening to learn.

But this response puts them on the defensive and makes it more difficult to resolve the problems.

“A fool takes no pleasure in understanding, but only in expressing his opinion.”
– Proverbs 18:2

Spouses can get so distracted with “winning” the argument that they lose sight of the goal, which is to resolve the conflict!

Marriage cannot flourish in a self-centered environment. It can’t flourish without mutual respect and support.

It all boils down to this: Love your spouse more than yourself.

Respect them, support them, and listen to them. And then watch as new life is breathed into your marriage!

By |September 9th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

The Ultimate Wellness Weapon

Nutrition — concentrated nutrition — is the key to health; this is why so many nutritional supplements have been introduced in recent years.

But raw, whole, plant-based foods are still the best because they contain a complete profile of natural compounds that work in synergy as nature intended.

Isolated nutrients developed into a supplement can help give the body a boost, but can never have the same, superior synergy that matches the human body’s complex need for nutrients found in their natural state, accompanied by all of the cofactors that make each nutrient function to their maximum God-given capacity.

Freshly extracted, raw vegetable juices are the ultimate expression of this synergy — they are the best of the best.

Juicing vegetables provides the most amount of living food nutrition with the least amount of digestive effort from your body because the juice has been separated from the fiber, enabling the body to get much more nutrition to the cellular level much quicker and with much less energy.

This allows your body to rest while arming it with the nutrients it needs to address deficiency, detoxify, and fight the symptoms of disease.

In effect, you are addressing toxicity and deficiency — the two things that cause disease — at the same time. This is why juicing is the ultimate wellness weapon.

So why is juicing better than just eating? Well, let’s take the example of a raw carrot…

Even if your digestive system is healthy, you can only assimilate a maximum of 35% of the nutrition in a carrot.

Why? Because of the effort involved. Your body first has to break down the fiber of the carrot to get at the nutrients inside the carrot’s cells — because most of the nutrition is in the cells of the juice, not the fiber. The fiber just holds everything together.

But if you use a juicer to separate the carrot’s fiber from its juice and drink only the juice, all the work of breaking down the food into liquid has already been done.

So now, instead of assimilating 35% of nutrition from a whole carrot, your body can now assimilate up to 92% of the nutrients from that same carrot by drinking the juice alone.

That means, you can get the nutrition of a pound of carrots in just 8 ounces of juice; that’s the kind of concentrated nutrition your body needs to reverse the symptoms of disease!

I’LL HAVE MORE TO SHARE NEXT TIME… but in the meantime, you can read about this and a lot more my latest book, “Escape Root: The Secret Passage to Lifelong Wellness” available at ARoodAwakening.tv/Escape

By |August 27th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Why Raw Food Matters

The most basic of biological principles on this earth is called biogenesis. And the definition of biogenesis is that life begets life. Living things provide life to other living things.

Dead things cannot provide life to living things. For example, it takes a living mother to give birth to a living baby. But most of us don’t think about this principle when it comes to what we eat.

You see, we have to remember that our bodies are living organisms; and according to biogenesis, living food is the only way to provide life to that living organism.

Now on the surface you may say that sounds ridiculous. You’ve eaten cooked food your whole life and you’re still alive. Yes, but, if the human body is starved of raw, living foods it will respond with stress.

Stress leads to inflammation, which leads to malfunctioning cells, and malfunctioning cells build up until we have symptoms of disease.

So is all cooked food bad? Of course not. But too much cooked and not enough raw, plant foods WILL put stress on your body because cooked foods have no life; no living ENZYMES to be specific.

Enzymes that help to digest your food can come from only two places, raw food and your pancreas.

Enzymes are proteins that break down food. When you eat a raw apple, for example, the living enzymes in that apple break down the apple with very little effort needed from the enzymes secreted from your pancreas. It’s living food for your living body.

Cooked foods do not have enzymes because enzymes are very temperature sensitive.

All enzymes die at 122 degrees Fahrenheit, and most cooked foods are cooked at temperatures much higher that that.

So, without any enzymes of their own, the digestion of cooked food can only happen with enzymes from YOUR pancreas. And just like wear and tear on any other part of the body, the more your body has to generate enzymes to digest food, the more stressed your body becomes. And that unnecessary stress can lead to cellular malfunction, and ultimately, serious disease.

The antidote is obvious. Get more living food into your body — raw, whole, plant-based foods.

I’LL HAVE MORE TO SHARE NEXT TIME… but in the meantime, you can read about this and a lot more my latest book, “Escape Root: The Secret Passage to Lifelong Wellness” available at ARoodAwakening.tv/Escape

By |August 19th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Why The Mustard Seed?

I try my best not to question the Word, but often I come across imagery that just doesn’t translate into something meaningful to me. That is, until I take a deeper look.

One example of this is when Yeshua compares our faith and the Kingdom of YeHoVaH to a mustard seed. I get it — it’s small and grows into something big. Yet, I am quite sure there are smaller seeds and bigger plants or trees that could have painted this picture just as effectively, if not better.

But, what if that wasn’t the only message that Yeshua was trying to get across? 

Let’s start with the metaphor where the parable of the mustard seed is first used. In the gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke, Yeshua likens the Kingdom of YeHoVaH to the mustard plant.

“And He said, “To what shall we compare the reign of Elohim? Or with what parable shall we present it? Like a mustard seed, which, when it is sown on the ground, is smaller than all the seeds on earth, and when it is sown, it grows up and becomes greater than all plants, and forms large branches, so that the birds of the heaven are able to nest under its shade.”
– Mark 4:30-32 (ISR)

What exactly did Yeshua imply by “greater”? I have a feeling that it does not suffice to say size alone.

Mustard is an herb. While it is quite large compared to other herbs, what is so special about it is how densely it grows. Wild mustard spreads quickly, densely covering the surrounding area. Due to this trait of the plant, it greatly suppresses weeds from growing.

This was HUGE to me! So often the Scriptures refer to the harvest of the wheat and tares. This imagery reveals to us that the Kingdom of the Almighty has the power to suppress the growth of the tares! It is the Kingdom above all kingdoms. Praise Yah!

The mustard seed is also likened to faith. 

“And Yeshua said to them, Because of your unbelief, for truly, I say to you, if you have belief as a mustard seed, you shall say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it shall move. And no matter shall be impossible for you.”
– Matthew 17:20 (ISR)

When we look at the characteristics of the mustard plant, there are a few details that can be pondered on:

  1. Germination takes place in the cool season.
  2. It flourishes in fertile soil, and grows rapidly.
  3. Within 4-5 weeks, the plant covers the ground.

The teacher in me loves homework, so I will leave it to you to dig deeper into these and see what connections YeHoVaH reveals to you.  

My final point is the most impactful of all.

I felt a yearning to research the Hebrew word for mustard, which is חרדל. Each Hebrew letter has a picture associated with it, stemming from the ancient Paleo-Hebrew alephbet. Here is the breakdown:

  • Chet (ח) – Fence/Inner Room
  • Reysh (ר) – Head/Person
  • Dalet (ד) – Pathway/Door
  • Lamed (ל) – Authority/Shepherd Staff

So, when looking at the Hebrew word pictures for the word mustard, we see that the innermost part of a person is the pathway or door to the Shepherd

The Hebrew word for mustard literally gives a definition for faith. How awesome is that!

By |August 7th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Problem of The Heart

In recent days we have seen horrific crimes committed against our fellow man. People gunned down with little to no reason. Shooters with no more purpose than to kill their prey in the most ruthless ways. This is not what God had intended for us. Not in the slightest.

This is not a gun problem. This is not a political problem. This is a problem of the heart.

You see, Yeshua (Jesus) said this is one of the most important things we can do…

And one of the scribes came, and having heard them reasoning together, and perceiving that he had answered them well, asked him, Which is the first commandment of all? And Jesus answered him, The first of all the commandments is, Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God is one Lord: And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment.
– Mark 12:28-31

Where have we gone wrong with this world? We need to go back to the word of the Almighty, the Bible.

I’m not asking you take my word for it. Just stop for one moment, pull your Bible out and see what God has in store for you. He doesn’t want you to hate your brother or sister and you know we are all brother and sisters. He wants you to love them, to understand them, and to protect them as your own.

Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbor, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.
– Matthew 5:43-48

Remember politics can only do so much. We can hate on our leaders, but this starts in our own home when we say, “This far, no further.” We have to take responsibilities for our future — now before it’s too late.

To the people of El Paso and Dayton, our hearts and prayers go out to each and every one of you.

Let’s all pray that this is the last time we have to come together and speak of such a horrible thing. Remember — God loves you. Today, love each other as he loves us.

 

By |August 6th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments