A Prayer for Today

O Lord, my God, You alone are worthy of praise. Receive our worship full and free. May the intent of our hearts be pure as we come into Your Holy presence.  Change us in this moment as we honor Your name and You alone!  In Christ name Amen Posted by Stacie

Message of Inspiration

This morning I rose at 5am, sat quietly praying and meditating. When I finished, a great sense of peace came over me. I said out loud, “I am well. I am healthy. I am whole. I am loved. I am full of goodness.” I smiled, realizing I have spoken these words over and over forRead More

Owning a Dog Is Really Good for You

Dogs are more than just cuddly companions — research continues to show that pets bring real health benefits to their owners.Having a dog around can lead to lower levels of stress for both adults and kids. They’ve been found to decrease the risk of asthma in children and have been linked to lower blood pressure. And researchers have also shown that dog ownersRead More

The Strength In You

We all must go through our own individual burning and aching.  That just so happens to be called LIVING! Don’t try to avoid the process, be it physical, mental, emotional, spiritual or even financial. Simply go through it, learn from it, and develop in ways that benefit you and those around you!   Embrace it! Embrace YOU!!!Read More

Going The Extra Mile

Sometimes we must deal with and allow burning and aching to take place. I know dealing with pain is extremely uncomfortable, but also necessary in order to achieve desired results / outcomes. And I am NOT only speaking in terms of the pain you endure to accomplish physical fitness, but the aches and pains that stretchRead More

Run to Reap All the Benefits

If running is your thing, it can make you feel like a ~*queen*~ – and there’s no doubt it’s good for your body, mind, soul, etc. The thing is, putting one foot in front of the other requires so much effort that many people don’t want to bother. (I FEEL YOU.) However, the results of a new study suggestRead More

Junk Food Ingredients To Avoid

Go ahead and eat your favorite forbidden snacks on National Junk Food Day, but we recommend avoiding these three questionable ingredients. Break out the Oreos and milk, because today is National Junk Food Day. Every year on July 21, people use this holiday with questionable origins as an excuse to eat their favorite snacks. Junk foodRead More

Smiling Through The Pain

With twist, turns, ups, downs, sickness, death, disappointment, and so often, very few in my corner to lift me when I found myself lacking that “self-starter – go-get-it” drive most are accustomed to seeing me function from, I lost sight of the plan. Frustrated and overwhelmed, I found myself trapped in a past plan…looking forRead More

Taking Control of Your Life

I mean, who sets out to be a first generation college graduate when statistics (and people) say it’s highly unlikely given that I was a teenage mother? Who helps those in need regardless of their own needs? Who mentors girls and boys alike because they believe in them? Who studies multiple languages because they enjoyRead More