Perpective

When you are oriented, standing further away from a large object, like say, a mountain or the moon, it seems small. As you move toward the object it “grows” bigger and bigger. But in actuality the object never changed. Just your perspective changed. During our family devotion time the other night, my 9 year old […]

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’ […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Scale… what it is and what it is not

What is the purpose of the scale? Why should I weigh once a week? What the scale is not! According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of a scale is “an instrument or machine for weighing”.  So, the purpose of the scale is to measure the weight of an object or person. The scale is a tool […]

30 four 30 challenge finishers!

We are so proud of the finishers of the #30for30challenge (16 total). Each overcame various obstacles and common excuses and completed the daily challenge one day at a time for 30 days. For some this was the first challenge like this they’ve completed! One of the great things about challenges is that, once you complete […]