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Time to Wander

Time to Wander

Before the Israelites entered the Promise Land, Moses spent time remembering and reminding them about their wanderings in the wilderness (Deuteronomy 2). He was pointing to the times they had been obedient to God’s direction and how this allowed them to take...

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Growth Requires Action

Growth Requires Action

When you are ready to take your health and fitness goals seriously, what do you do? You look at your food choices, and you make some changes. Instead of sleeping in, you get up and get in a walk or workout. You drink more water and you improve your sleep.You create a...

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Walking Away from Social Media

Walking Away from Social Media

I am not an endurance athlete. The most I've ever run without stopping was a 5K. My heart was beating out of my chest. I also participated in a half marathon at 5 months postpartum, but I walked most of it. I've done a few little obstacle course races like Spartan and...

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Life Lessons from a GPS

Life Lessons from a GPS

When you are going on a trip, the GPS doesn’t tell you your last turn. Heck, it doesn’t even tell you all your turns at once. Instead, your GPS will let you know when you need to turn as the turn approaches. Life is the same way. As we start a new journey to improved...

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Glance and Gaze

Glance and Gaze

Right now, there is something that is keeping our focus and holding our attention. And I bet, more times than not, we are unsettled and dissatisfied with our lives because we are only occasionally glancing at the goodness in our lives. There is a big difference in...

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Unnecessary Burdens

Unnecessary Burdens

A few years back, I completed the Spartan race. One of the events was the bucket brigade. For about 400 yards, I had to carry a 5-gallon bucket filled with concrete weighing in at around 50 lbs. As you can imagine, it was challenging and cumbersome. If I tried to grip...

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Who Told You That?

Who Told You That?

My family gets the opportunity to head to the Texas Hill Country and do some disconnecting to reconnect from time to time. It is simply divine. The only thing to do (aside from a few chores here and there) is to sit around and relax. And it is absolutely fantastic...

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Love Courageously

Love Courageously

I want you to know that I am praying an incredibly bold prayer for you. I am praying that you courageously love your body as it is right now. I say it takes courage because loving our bodies as they are – with cellulite, extra skin, stretch marks, imperfections, goes...

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Prioritizing Spiritual Growth

Prioritizing Spiritual Growth

About six years ago, I was a frazzled mom of two boys. They were five and two and up to all the mischief that all super cute boys get into; my hands were full, to say the least. At this point in my life, I thought it was some sort of right of passage to be overwhelmed...

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Grit + Grace: Habits

28-Day Transformation Challenge

Grit + Grace: Habits taps into the transformational power of God’s Word by bringing in meaningful, intentional, healthy habits. What does God say about water? About nourishment? What does He say about stress and worry? Finding spiritual meaning and connection can help the habits you create finally stick. God wants you to be healthy. To be happy. To be WHOLE. Are you ready to listen?

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