Joy Awaits…

The question the Father asks that cuts directly to the heart of finding JOY is: “Do you trust Me?” The doctor delivers the news that your husband, wife, or child has cancer… Do you trust Me? Things at work have slowed down and they will have to let you go… Do you trust Me? My spouse has […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hard Work or Is It?

A lot of people have commented on all the hard work I have done to lose weight. It’s interesting because of course, in some ways it has been hard work, but it doesn’t feel like hard work. From the beginning, it has been intentionality every single day! From the beginning, it has been intentionality every […]

166 lbs lost yet so much gained!

Forever Changed 2 years ago on November 20, 2012, I sat with Wayne Burns on his back porch and we had a conversation that was the beginning of a beautiful journey. Through this continuing journey, my life is forever changed. 166 pounds gone and yet so much has been gained! 166 pounds gone and yet so much […]

Weight loss: simple, sustainable, bankable

Weightloss according to God’s design of the body  simple, sustainable, bankable. Food is fuel – Eat on purpose. i hear some talk about tracking calories as “prison” or a burden BUT i would encourage you to look at it as a TOOL to measure your calorie intake. if you don’t know the truth of where you […]