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 […]
We couldn’t wait to taste our prize, the only native fruit in Michigan when we arrived home.
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.
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 […]
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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From the ashes of our sorrow, hope springs forth like a delectable berry just waiting for us to take hold of it..
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 […]
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 […]
Adventures with Chronic Illness Image by Charlaine W. Martin 2019. All rights reserved. I have to say that not all of the adventures I’ve had with God are ones I would have chosen. Today is one of those days. Actually, this week has been THAT kind of a week, if you know what I mean. It’s a rainy, chilly summer day and I’m lazing in […]