UPDATE: Our Healthy Lifestyles Intro Class and Giveaway

UPDATE: Our Healthy Lifestyles Intro Class and Giveaway

You will get some basic foundational truths about health, weight loss, and how Christian faith and relationships are part of living a totally healthy lifestyle focused on Jesus Christ is all about. I am so excited to share this with you!

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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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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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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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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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Healthy Christian Self-Care: Taking Care of Yourself without Being Selfish

Healthy Christian Self-Care: Taking Care of Yourself without Being Selfish

Our best example is how Jesus conducted His ministry. We would do well to follow His example.

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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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Get Your Rain Boots and Umbrella! It’s THAT Kind of Day

Get Your Rain Boots and Umbrella! It’s THAT Kind of Day

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 […]

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Making Lemonade Out of Lemons

Making Lemonade Out of Lemons

Photo by Julia Zolotova on Unsplash. My hubby and I saw “I Can Only Imagine” on opening night at our local theater. We reserved our seats online, so all we had to do was check in at a kiosk, get our drinks, and recline back in the cushy theater seats to enjoy the movie. We were pleasantly surprised that the theater was packed with people to see a […]

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