Reflections Over Tumultuous Times

Reflections Over Tumultuous Times

Image by Pixabay. I don’t know about you, but 2020 proved to test even the most resolved, steady person. The true colors of many people have shown what they really believe about faith issues, caring concern about others, and the ability of some to agree to disagree over a host of controversial topics. I found myself caught in arguments when I thought they were supposed […]

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Celebrate a New Day

Celebrate a New Day

This morning, I woke up to my alarm with my hubby kneeling beside our bed to pray over me. The next thing I knew, it was three hours later! I couldn’t believe I lost three hours of prime writing time. Grrrr! How could I let that happen? I scolded myself. I hauled my body out of bed, realizing that today was an autoimmune flare. This […]

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Going on a PawPaw Hunt

Going on a PawPaw Hunt

We couldn’t wait to taste our prize, the only native fruit in Michigan when we arrived home.

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Seeking Relief in a Spiritual Desert

Seeking Relief in a Spiritual Desert

I’ve watched people drink deep of the unpottable waters of Namaste’ in yoga classes and gulp down the scorching dry sand of self-glorification.

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The Pitfalls of Diets and What to Do Instead

The Pitfalls of Diets and What to Do Instead

 A Remake of Dieting is “Die” with a “T” at the End” From 2014 on www.totallyfit4life.net. When I talk with my Healthy Lifestyles group members about what they want to accomplish with their weight loss plans, I usually hear about the diets they’ve tried and failed. One question I ask is this, “If a diet is supposed to help you reach your goals, then why […]

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What Really Matters? Sharing Your Faith in Troubled Times

What Really Matters? Sharing Your Faith in Troubled Times

Photo by bongkarn thanyakij from Pexels 2020 is a year most people want to forget, and understandably so. This year will go down in history as one filled with what many called plagues of biblical proportions: a deadly virus wiped out over 663,000  people worldwide (New York Times), two massive waves of locust swarms spread across Africa through Israel, murder hornets supposedly monstrous with deadly stings entered the […]

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Summer Exercise Tips for People with Chronic Pain and Fatigue

Summer Exercise Tips for People with Chronic Pain and Fatigue

Frustrated with the Summer months? Find out how to take care of your body and improve your health this summer.

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Incredible Grief, Abundant Hope

Incredible Grief, Abundant Hope

From the ashes of our sorrow, hope springs forth like a delectable berry just waiting for us to take hold of it..

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Abiding in Christ: Looking through the Eyes of Love

Abiding in Christ: Looking through the Eyes of Love

by Charlaine Martin Read: 1 John 4:7-18 Focus Verse: Psalm 85:10 NIV  Love and faithfulness meet together;   righteousness and peace kiss each other. #COMMITYOURHEART to your spouse. Note: This post also appears at www.betotallyfitforlife.com as “Looking Through the Eyes of Love”. My husband and I love emojis with hearts. Our texts to each other include them every day. One of my favorites to send him is the […]

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Abide in Christ: Give Him Your Heart

Abide in Christ: Give Him Your Heart

Passages: 1 John 2 (also, see John 15), Matthew 11:25-28 Focus Verse: 1 John 2:5-6 ESV  “but whoever keeps his word, in him truly the love of God is perfected. By this we may know that we are in him: 6 whoever says he abides in him ought to walk in the same way in which he walked.” The month of February is Heart Month. If you followed me last year, I […]

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