I’ve always known I would work hard, love harder, give greatly, serve earnestly, study diligently, and enjoy life. My heart was elated to know that something I said (or would say), something I have done (or will do), has made (or will make) a difference in someone else’s life.
Quite often we feel like uncomfortable places serve as a place or source of pain and therefore it must be “evil.” However, I see the opportunity in the place where I am right now. I see God pruning me and teaching me to see myself clearly outside of the noise in my head as wellRead More
I decided that for as much as we give of ourselves in the ministry of family, community, church, in our jobs (or however we give); we must not allow our withdrawals to reduce us to a place of emptiness. Emptiness clutters our minds and clouds our vision of SELF. We begin to feed on lies of things such as;Read More
Do not allow noise to cloud the silence you may need (but not want). It may be in the silence that you find peace and healing. No one should tell you to “just get over it. ” That is not in the word, but each of us should try uplifting others with love and gentleness in their times ofRead More
We withdraw from life (although we appear to be present). We try suppressing our thoughts and feelings with illegal and even legal substances. We eat obsessively. We become so angry that we lash out at people who love and care for us.
You entice me with your persistent pursuit of my attention. Curiously I pause to explore your chase. Your enchanting sway delights me to deliver the fabric of my being to your feet and await instructions. Passionately I pursue you, but why would I anticipate your withdrawal? Why would I think you would leave me alone,Read More
So what is the ketogenic diet? It’s a high-fat, low-carb diet that sends your body into a state of ketosis, during which it uses stored fat as energy. When you eat this way — typically we’re talking less than 50 grams of carbohydrates a day — “you’ll consume an enormous amount of fat,” says Shahzadi Devje, RD, CDE, aRead More
Each time you encounter the intense inflammation that can accompany the flu, you release chemicals that damage blood vessels and may raise the risk of inflammatory-rooted diseases like heart disease later in life. One of our biggest stressors is not finances or marriage but the lack of a regular routine. Even simply eating lunch anRead More
FAITH – a steadfastness and persistence that I cannot describe with words. Sadness, remorse, frustration, need, the appearance of emptiness and even anger causes me to search for a truth beyond what my eyes can see and even beyond what my heart feels. Brokenness causes me to introspectively study myself – the “why I doRead More
The danger comes from prolonged sitting and impaired circulation and doesn’t seem to be eliminated by exercise during other times or weight levels. The study followed 15,150 adults over a 24-year-span and divided the participants into groups who never or seldom, sometimes, often or very often watched TV. The risks of VTE is greatest for adults over ageRead More