Mirage

Google Defines a Mirage as: “Something that appears real or possible, but is not in fact so” Optical Illusion If you are in the desert, sometimes the conditions in the desert cause an optical illusion through the refraction of light from the sun and heated air. If you are thirsty, you react by changing your direction […]

Be Still and Hold

  There are times God puts us in a mandatory “time out” for a bit. It was a normal Saturday with tasks laid out before us. The day before I had picked up a load of mulch to finish the Ninja Course play area to make the it safer in the event of a fall…  like a fall would ever […]

Did I Really Just Run Every Day for a Year?

Did I really just run every day for a year?  When I attended my first Momentum Run class, I would have easily – hands down – been elected “LEAST likely to complete a run challenge.” I whined about everything from strength training to breathing, and I especially whined at the mere thought of getting up […]

Lessons from Obstacle Training

  The Warped Wall – So I have built “obstacles” in my backyard for my kids to play on…  ok, who am I kidding?  I built it so I can play too, I am still a kid at heart, even though I was born in 1967.  Anyway… of all the obstacles we have built, the toughest yet is the 14’ […]

“Run Wild”

RUN wild, LIVE free, LOVE strong TODAY! ‪#‎LiveForHim‬  ‪#‎IAMfortified‬ ‪#‎intentionalliving‬ Run Wild – featuring Andy Mineo (Luke Smallbone / Joel Smallbone / Matt Hales / Tedd Tjornhom / Andy Mineo) Are the walls to lock you in or to keep others away And if the doors were to be opened would you leave or would you […]

Give it my best, Commit the Rest

“I live for God, for the faith that I have in Him. Knowing the sacrifices that Jesus Christ made on the cross for me and feeling like it’s in God’s hands, all I have to do is just give my best, commit the rest to Him. Everything else is taken care of. That takes the […]

Transformed Into a Butterfly

“A butterfly never has to try to prove to anyone that it’s not a caterpillar anymore.” – Beckah Shae #IAMfortified I’m like a caterpillar, transformed into a butterfly And these wings set me free, way high to the sky Now that I can fly Now everywhere I go, is where the wind blows It’s been a […]

‪#‎BELIEVE‬ – Nothing will be impossible

‪#‎BELIEVE‬ – if you are ‪#‎IAMfortified‬ – He is everything you need. For nothing will be impossible with God. ~ Luke 1:37 But Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” ~ Matthew 19:26 I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. ~ Philippians 4:13 Jesus looked at them […]

Thankful for God’s Provision

You have been so encouraging, loving, supportive and excited with me along this journey I am on. However you have contributed (smiles, kind words, encouragements, meals, prayers, financially, HUGS, exercising together, friendship, questions – opportunities to share, reminders of Truth) – they are all appreciated and so treasured to me!! Thank you! It is kind of long […]

Fortified Fitness Partnering with RUN FOR HIM!

We are excited to announce that Fortified Fitness is partnering up with the Bruce Gilley Memorial Foundation and RUN FOR HIM 5K & 10K! I have the GREAT privilege of serving as the Race Director for RUN FOR HIM 5K & 10K and want to invite you to participate in this wonderful day of remembering Bruce Gilley, an […]