Pandemic Blessing: Canned Chicken

Pandemic Blessing: Canned Chicken

But who am I, and who are my people,That we should be able to offer so willingly as this?For all things come from You,And of Your own we have given You. 1 Chronicles 29:14 NKJV During the Covid-19 Pandemic, my husband and I could see shortages begin with cleaning products, personal protection, food, and hand sanitizer. We slowly stocked up as fear heightened around the country. Now, keep in mind, we didn’t […]

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Lessons Learned from the Death of a Loved One

Lessons Learned from the Death of a Loved One

My mom died Sunday night. I sat by her bed in the nursing home for her last fifteen minutes of life as her soul left this world to spend eternity with the Lord. Nothing prepares you for moments like this. I cared for  Dad long distance and my first husband directly day in and day out, but I never saw either of them gasp their […]

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Give Jesus Center-stage in Your Totally Healthy Living Plan

Give Jesus Center-stage in Your Totally Healthy Living Plan

While I lay in bed with tears streaming down my face, I tried to figure out how to move forward with my life and keep my gym job… I realized that all I accomplished was by the grace of God, not of my own works.

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#COMMITYOURHEART: St. Valentine’s-Style Love

#COMMITYOURHEART:        St. Valentine’s-Style Love

A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. John 13:34 NIV Happy belated Valentine’s Day! Sorry, there was no post last week for our #COMMITYOURHEART Movement month. I had a family emergency with my Mom. She had a nasty infection that made her lethargic, so she went to the emergency room. We almost […]

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#COMMITYOURHEART: Make Your Heart Jesus’ Home

#COMMITYOURHEART: Make Your Heart Jesus’ Home

I wasn’t prepared from him to lay it back and pour some antiseptic into the bloody mess. It put methiolate to shame!

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Write Your Goals in Pencil

Write Your Goals in Pencil

When you consider weight loss or better health, do you write your plans in pencil and give God the eraser? That can be a scary proposition.

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5 Reasons Why NOW! is the Time to Move

5 Reasons Why NOW! is the Time to Move

Can I share something with you? Diets frustrate me. They do. Why? Because they are only meant for a short period, then what? Do you know what hurts to see even more? Christians caught in the Diet Trap. They often don’t realize they’ve become enslaved. That’s right. Enslaved to a vicious dieting cycle. What would I want for them? To find freedom from dieting gimmicks […]

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Living Totally Healthy in 2021

Living Totally Healthy in 2021

I imagine the Thanksmasyears holiday fare—Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years’—makes you consider what happened to your body, too. Are you bloated? Are you carrying an extra five to ten pounds? Achy? Do you lack energy? Then it’s time to begin getting your health and weight on track with the Lord. What does that mean?

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Walking Evelyn Home

Walking Evelyn Home

By Arlene Hopkins with Charlaine Martin Image by Camilo Jaminez from Unsplash. The ambulance pulled up in silence with only its beacon flashing into our senior community nestled behind the local Catholic church. As residents slept in the early morning hours, paramedics came for a large woman in her late 70’s. Her pale complexion highlighted her stressed condition. Skilled paramedics wheeled the gurney, which held […]

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Re-Entering Daily Life after Thanksgiving

Re-Entering Daily Life after Thanksgiving

Photo by David Lezcano on Unsplash. I don’t know about you, but re-entering daily life after going away for Thanksgiving is a bear! We decided to run away for a week, which explains not seeing regular posts, just because we needed a break at our house. We both work from home, so work sort of takes over home no matter what we do. Sunny and […]

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