Eating Healthy During the Christmas Season

Eating Healthy During the Christmas Season

This is an encore post from a couple of years ago which was wildly popular. Enjoy! I don’t know about you, but I’ve noticed that most Christmases start around Thanksgiving and finally end around Valentine’s Day. Why? Because we get hooked on hyper-flavoring, fats, sweets, and salts. Our notion of veggies looks more like mushy green beans—very few of them—doing the backstroke in mushroom soup […]

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Your Inner Health Reflects on the Outside

Your Inner Health Reflects on the Outside

6 Ways to Improve Your Hair, Skin, and Nail Health In the early 2000s, when I worked at a YMCA, my complexion was horrible. I had what appeared to be cystic acne that left huge scars on my face, shoulders, and chest. Since I worked in a swimsuit teaching water exercise and swimming, I was embarrassed by how I looked. All I could think was, […]

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Living in Limbo

Living in Limbo

As you either enter the limbo or exit it, may you continue to trust that God is good.

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Is There a Veil between the Living and the Dead?

Is There a Veil between the Living and the Dead?

Most adults fondly remember Halloween as a fun time to dress up in costumes of all sorts and go from door to door begging for sweet treats. But, if you ask them today what Halloween is, some will say the night before All Saint’s Day, while others don’t honestly know. So what is Halloween? Is there a thin veil between the living and the dead around October 31? What ought Christians consider when this time of year rolls around? How should we respond?

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A Story Behind Every Body *Updated*

A Story Behind Every Body *Updated*

We become our own harshest critic when others’ criticism sinks down deep into our hearts.

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Judge Not: A Story Behind Every Body

Judge Not: A Story Behind Every Body

Encore post from www.totallyfit4life.net 2013. Photo by Emiliano Vittoriosi on Unsplash. Since I’ve been in health and fitness for a long time, I’ve learned not to judge anyone by appearance. However, a conversation with a woman who struggled with her self-image and weight brought several people to my mind. This discussion inspired me to write this post. People with health conditions who take medications causing […]

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Permanently Inked

Permanently Inked

Although my permanent wedding band is a physical symbol of committed marital love, Christians will have a spiritual symbol of our union with Christ, indelibly marking us as His.

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8 Ways to Manage Brain Fog

8 Ways to Manage Brain Fog

It’s as if someone took all my thoughts and put them in a crazy maze or, on a really awful day, tossed all my words in the air, scattering them at random everywhere. From the outside, it must look like people with autoimmune diseases, fibromyalgia, and chemo brain from cancer treatments “aren’t quite all there.”

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Hiding From Daddy

Hiding From Daddy

When we reap the consequences of our sin, He knows and reaches out to us, offering to help us out of it.

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Be Totally Fit for Life! RESET

Be Totally Fit for Life! RESET

Get Back to Basics Whew! How did we get so bogged down that we don’t have time for exercise, rest, Bible study, or couple time? My Boaz and I have been reeling in overwhelm this year. Preparing for retirement was more work than we anticipated.  On top of it all, our retirement house is being built, we are downsizing to move, I’m dealing with my […]

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