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 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
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!
We have a new puppy and the truth is, at 8 weeks old, Skylar didn't come housebroken or house trained. We started training her immediately and she's doing pretty good, but we've had our accidents. It's frustrating, but we carry on. I know from past experience with our other dog, Molly, that it takes awhile. … Continue reading Acceptance of Truth
Friends, Many times, the Thanksgiving season comes with thankfulness for the good things, but if your like me, you've also had to endure hard times or suffering through out the years. As a Christian, God tells us in 1 Thessalonians 5:18 "Give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God's will for you in Christ … Continue reading In Everything Give Thanks
Hi Everyone! I'm ready for another Bible Study! Are you? Gearing up for our Fall Pathway to Wholeness BIBLE Study! We will meet on Tuesday Evenings from 7-9 p.m in the Atlanta/Perimeter area, November 1 - Jan. 31 2016. We have three weeks off for the holiday season. Pathway to Wholeness is a discipleship Bible … Continue reading Pathway to Wholeness
1 John 5:4 For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—OUR FAITH. Have you ever found yourself "fighting for your life" with everything that is within you? To your amazement, your strength increases as the stress piles on and you … Continue reading Fighting for Your Life
What an awesome world it would be if all Christians embraced what it's like to be free from the flesh by being Spirit minded at all times. Of course, that would make us perfect and without need of God's grace in this world. But....when we experience long periods of freedom from the flesh, peace overwhelms … Continue reading Spirit Minded
I think one of the hardest jobs is to be a caretaker for someone who doesn't want to be cared for. This could be caring for anyone with a chronic condition such as an aging parent, spouse, child, or a friend. It's an act of love that is never repaid. When doing this, I have … Continue reading Jesus Cares for You