Thinking About Life

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 do what I do”.Read More

Keeping My Faith Strong

Lord, when we don’t know what to pray or what to say, hear what’s in our tears. Allow hugs to be enough in the moment. Surround us with love, support and encouragement. Thank you for all you are and all you do! Most importantly, allow us to rest in You. Be our strength. We trustRead More

Low-calorie sweeteners don’t help with weight loss

Artificial and low-calorie sweeteners do not appear to help people lose weight — and in some studies are linked with weigh gain, diabetes, and cardiovascular issues, finds a sweeping new study. Why it matters: U.S. consumption of artificial sweeteners has increased dramatically over the past 15 years. These days aspartame and sucralose aren’t just in diet sodas andRead More