"He causeth the grass to grow for food, and herb for the service of man: that he may bring forth food out of the earth; And wine that maketh glad the heart of man, and oil to make his face to shine, and bread which strengtheneth a man's heart." ~Psalm 104: 14-15


Good Medicine: A Thankful Heart {sketch}

According to Vintage Remedies Family Herbalist, Professor Walter B Cannon did a study of football players from which he concluded a link between mental state and physical health (being related through the gut and digestion, which have been found to affect immune system).

Good medicine, according to the wisest man in history:

A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit dries up the bones.  -King Salomon

What makes us cheerful?

 Thankfulness & Gratitude

Being thankful always...rejoice!



From the Day


What we think about 

  • Whatever is...
    of good report
    any virtue
    any praise
    ...think on these things.
    -from the letter written by Paul to the Church in Phillipi

Have a cheerful heart, and may you enjoy your day, whatever it may hold. 


This post has been shared on: The Art of Home-Making Monday, Monday's MusingsWellness Wednesday, Capture Your Journey, Wildcrafting Wednesday 


  1. A merry heart is good medicine! Thank you for sharing this encouragement on the Art of Home-Making Mondays! Thank you also for sharing our "be thankful" post :) You are such a blessing to us! and we are thankful for you :)

    1. Aw yay! I'm thankful for your Strangers & Pilgrims blog! Thank you for the sweet comment :]


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