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What’s in Your Smoothie?

Have you ever had a green smoothie? I didn’t think I would like them as much as I do!  For the past month I’ve had one everyday.  One of the benefits for me is that I don’t have to think about what to make for […]

Stop Breathe Pray Give Thanks

Can I be honest? At my age trying to do anything that involves balance tends to frustrate me. I have such a strong desire to be perfect. The first time Kaylon, my trainer in Belize, gave me this exercise to do I said, “You have […]

3 R’s of Forming a Habit

Reminder. Routine. Reward. I’m discovering that each habit begins with some type of cue that leads to performing an action that results in a desired benefit. For example my morning alarm sounds and I reach for my phone to turn it off. I check for […]

Eat

How to Spice Up Baked Chicken

How much chicken do you eat in a week? If you’re like me it’s a daily affair when you’re working toward building muscle. It’s hard to get enough protein from anything other than chicken breast. One of my favorite ways to make plain baked chicken […]

Hands and Knees

“Strengthen the weak hands, and steady the shaking knees.” (Isaiah 35:3 CSB) What do our knees and hands reveal about the attitude of our hearts? Fifteen years ago at the Basilica of the Holy Stairs in Rome, I joined a crowd of believers climbing 28 […]

Tasted Like

The house of Israel named the substance manna.  It resembled coriander seed, was white,  and tasted like wafers made with honey.  Exodus 16:31   There’s a hidden danger in the words, “tasted like”. Our brains immediately insert the word `exactly` between tasted and like. Often […]

Is it well with you?

“Dear friend, I hope all is well with you  and that you are as healthy in body  as you are strong in spirit.” 3 John 1:2 (NLT) Is all well with you, dear friend? I pray that you’re healthy in body and strong in spirit. […]