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Fasting in 2020 is all about gaining and nothing about losing

At the start of a new year, many people begin fasting. There are many kinds of fasts including; intermittent fasting, cold turkey fasting, alternate day fasting and overnight fasting. So at the start of a new year, and in an effort to "shed”, people will withold and restrict, in hopes of loosing those unwanted pounds.… Continue reading Fasting in 2020 is all about gaining and nothing about losing

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2020 The Year of Prayer

Prayerful... That is the word I feel that God has laid on my heart as we close out this last day of 2019. But what exactly does prayerful mean and what does a prayerful life look like, I ask myself... Prayerful; adjective (of an action or event) characterized by or expressive of prayer."prayerful self-examination"(of a… Continue reading 2020 The Year of Prayer

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Professional Over-reactor

Professional Over-reactor by SPIRITGIRL I admit, I might be a professional over-reactor~ Sometimes it is big things but often times it is the little things, that send me into a tizzy. When I over-react, I am responding emotionally, to something that upsets me and perhaps challenges me. It is often in these small mundane moments; with my kids,… Continue reading Professional Over-reactor

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Finding peace in our footprints

Peace- (noun): freedom from disturbance; tranquility. When I see a blanket of fresh white snow...I see peace. The ground is covered, the sounds are hushed and the world feels a little bit softer. Where do you find your peace? Is it in the quiet moments-curled up with a good book, your Sunday morning worship service,… Continue reading Finding peace in our footprints

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Examining your heart is like examining your muffin’s ingredient list…

I studied the list of ingredients that would be going into my body, before I ate the muffin. “Do these items improve my health or simply fill my belly”...I wondered. Do you evaluate your food as if each bite has life or death consequences? Do use scrutiny like a fine tool that inspects the quality… Continue reading Examining your heart is like examining your muffin’s ingredient list…

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Letting go…

What is an expectation? ~ An expectation is a strong belief that something will happen or be the case in the future. It is also, a belief that someone will or should achieve something. An expectation is also...an assumption of what we believe(or want to believe~for that matter) to be true. Having expectations is a… Continue reading Letting go…

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~The fruits that birth from pruning~

Shedding pounds feels good. When we step on the scale, we proclaim victory as we see that number drop with pounds lost. Carrying excess weight drags us down, it becomes burdensome and it negatively affects our physical and emotional health. Much like our physical health, we improve our emotional health when we shed the negative… Continue reading ~The fruits that birth from pruning~