Presidents Message

President’s Message: Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude

“Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for.” —Zig Ziglar Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude Thanksgiving is quickly approaching.  And though I try to practice gratitude all year, I find November the month when [...]

President’s Message: Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude2017-11-14T09:32:06-05:00

President’ s Message: Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

“Congratulations! Today is your day. You’re off to Great Places! You’re off and away! And then things start to happen, Don’t worry. Don’t stew. Just go right along. You’ll start happening too. OH! THE PLACES YOU’LL GO!” I received a copy of this wonderfully wise book by Dr. Seuss from a friend upon completion of [...]

President’ s Message: Oh, the Places You’ll Go!2017-07-10T08:11:39-04:00

President’s Message – March is Upon Us…

March is a funny month, it never seems able to make up its mind if it is winter or spring. I have always liked March. Crocuses and daffodils emerging from the ground, the gradual warming of the air, all things identified with March. Many beliefs and sayings have been inspired by March.  For example, Mark [...]

President’s Message – March is Upon Us…2017-03-09T09:55:02-05:00

Calling all “Movers, Shakers and Faith-Leader Difference Makers”!

I cannot contain my enthusiasm about the upcoming 2016 Health Ministries Association Conference being held in sunny Chandler, Arizona this September. The conference planning committee is a diverse group of national leaders and local members from the Phoenix area. They are committed to making this years’ event relevant to our members’ practices, along with information [...]

Calling all “Movers, Shakers and Faith-Leader Difference Makers”!2016-11-30T17:31:10-05:00

President’s Message – Winter 2016

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language, and next year’s words await another voice.” –T.S. Eliot The HMA Board of Directors wants to send their greetings to each of you and wishes for a healthy, happy and hope filled New Year. 2015 was an outstanding year for the Health Ministries Association with many [...]

President’s Message – Winter 20162016-11-30T17:31:11-05:00

President’s Message – Fall 2015

Blue Holidays “Don’t fret or worry. Instead of worrying, pray. Let petitions and praises shape your worries into prayer, letting God know your concern.  Before your know it, a sense of God’s wholeness, everything coming together for good, will come and settle you down.  It’s wonderful what happens when Christ displaces worry at the center [...]

President’s Message – Fall 20152016-11-30T17:31:11-05:00

President’s Message – Summer 2015

Working Through the Grief Process “Five days ago none of us thought we would be sitting here”.  Those words spoken by the priest officiating at my brother’s funeral mass continue to resonate as truth.  None of his family and friends thought that this tragic event was a possibility.  Yet within a matter of seconds, on [...]

President’s Message – Summer 20152016-11-30T17:31:11-05:00

President’s Message – Spring 2015

Timing Is Everything “Patience is power.  Patience is not an absence of action, rather it is “timing”, and it waits on the right time to act, for the right principles and in the right way.”- Fulton J. Sheen We’ve heard the expressions, “Timing is everything” or, “The right place at the right time”.  Creating anything [...]

President’s Message – Spring 20152016-11-30T17:31:11-05:00