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
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
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
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
Proverbs 3:5-6 Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him and He shall direct your path. (NIV) As a Christian, when I read this quickly, I think it's encouraging, but in reality, it is literally gold and should be treated as such. … Continue reading Who’s Directing Your Path?
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