I had a unique opportunity to work as a site director for an after school program. My background and interest in nutrition left me astonished at the snack items that the school provided to the children. All approved by the state as healthy and on the food pyramid, yet many snacks were full of sugar, … Continue reading Parents, Snacks at School Really Do Matter!
Anyone trying to get healthy by dieting, exercise, or taking mega doses of supplements? I know, in the past, I've tried it all! As a health ambassador currently studying to be a nutrition consultant, one thing my professors impress upon me daily is "food effects function". You can actually ditch the diet, most of the … Continue reading Good Nutrition Starts in Your Pantry!
This year, I've had a lot of conversations with myself and with God as to what my role as a caregiver truely is. The care, I wanted so desparately to give to my loved ones did not come to fruition in the way that I envisioned it would. It hurt because I wanted to improve … Continue reading Part of Giving Good Care is Learning to “Let Go”.
If you want a life changing experience, read "What the Bible Says about Healthy Living" by Rex Russel M.D. I'm studying to be a nutrition consultant and at the same time doing a Bible study using this book. I want to share what I'm learning about God's provision for our health. I hope this information … Continue reading Old Testament Dietary Law and the New Testament Christian
This is the year that my heart becomes a WHOLE lot better! I have several holes that are pretty big right now, but with Jesus doing the repairs, I know I'm in good hands. I just have to keep from taking over the tools that He likes to use to get the job done. When … Continue reading Whole In My Heart
The media desires trust, but feeds us lies and half-truths daily. When we swallow these words, it leaves us hurting, stressed, and not knowing who to believe. So, when the media and the madness calls from the computer, phone and TV screen, it would be good to quote this phrase over and over...In God … Continue reading Trusting God in an Untrustworthy World to Relieve Stress
Just a shout out to Mt. Zion Baptist Church, all the wonderful volunteers, and to Patricia Holbrook for an amazing conference this year! The conference was entitled, "Chosen" and I thank Jesus Christ for choosing me to be part of Patricia's teaching team! I had a fantastic time sharing the Word of God with all … Continue reading Soaring With Him 2017
I love surprises! I don't, however, enjoy the surprise of a stressful situation. Have you ever gone to work only to find out that people have been laid off, or your company is being "reorganized". Maybe you've experienced an unexpected death in the family, or a diagnosis of cancer after a routine visit to the … Continue reading The Stress of Surprise!
As I sit her today, I am experiencing adversity in a large way and needing the arms of Jesus to get me through. I've tried in my own power to fix the situation at hand many times over and it's just not working out the way that I thought that it would or should! So, … Continue reading Living through Adversity in the arms of Jesus
This week, I'm posted on Soaring with Him! Click here to read my article about stress caused by discrimination.