Unexpected Favor

Elizabeth. I underline her name nine times in 7 different verses. In this second week of Advent, my attention turns to Elizabeth. Her story is tucked neatly inside the experiences of her husband, Zechariah, and her relative, Mary. Elizabeth’s testimony speaks of unexpected favor and […]

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Fasting for Advent

Advent is a sacred holiday season, and this first week of Advent is about Hope. As a personal trainer, I hear about Hope as my clients express their goals. The women I work with face various challenges while seeking to improve their overall well-being. This […]

Like So, Like That

“Like so, like that.” If you’ve ever seen a Tabitha Brown video, you’re familiar with this phrase as Tab talks us through her latest recipe. Tonight, after demonstrating to one of my personal training clients how to do an exercise, she uttered this memorable phrase […]

What’s In a Name?

I can’t eat meat or dairy at this point in my life. They both cause discomfort and unpleasantness in my body. I’ve spent the last 11 years explaining over and over and over that avoiding gluten is about decreasing my fibromyalgia pain and not about […]

Keeping Our Eyes On Jesus

“keeping our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of our faith.” ‭‭Hebrews‬ ‭12:2‬ ‭CSB‬‬ “I can’t find my glasses!” “Here, honey, use mine.” My husband and I used to have the same prescription for our eyeglasses. Over the years, subtle differences began to occur, […]