Tag Archives | boundaries

Objectionable Obligation or Inviting Opportunity?

[Inspired by Terri Graham] Am I the only one who finds it SOOOO hard to wait for a zero ~ “true hunger”? There are many things in my life that I do even though I don’t want to do them…  like doing the laundry…  dishes…  going places when I’d rather stay home…  I even shower, floss, wash my face, […]

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Stay in the Lines

“Try to stay inside the lines,” said my teacher when I colored the picture of an an apple. “Stay inside the yard,” warned my mother me when I went outside to play. As a people-pleaser and big-time rule keeper, I complied. And that mindset colored my Christian faith. “What are the rules? Where are the lines? […]

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Keys to Conscious Eating

  I hope that you woke up this morning, with these thoughts on your heart… I am fearfully and wonderfully made! We can believe it! You know what? Here’s the thing…if our God is awesome (and I bet not a one of you reading this would say you don’t agree with that assertion), if he is so […]

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Stay on the Path

Guest Post by Susan Bradbury Cathy Maher recently shared the above Truth Card. Thinking about this one: I have FREEDOM to walk in the Spirit when I keep my boundaries. It is just like when you go for a walk in a park or nature reserve and you see a sign that says, “Stay on […]

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The Answer You’ve Been Waiting For Is…

 “Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.” Hebrews 4:16 (NIV) The picture above is of my beloved Great Pyrenees, Duke, and a litter of foster puppies who raided his personal food bowl one afternoon. Duke, […]

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Delightful Boundaries

  In less than a week (give or take), I will be holding our newborn son in my arms for the very first time.  A lot of changes are around the corner, and I’ve been reminding myself to take it all one moment at a time, even with the lack of sleep a baby can bring. I’ve […]

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Boundaries – Lesson 9 TW Class 2014

Lord, you alone are my portion and my cup;     you make my lot secure. The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places;     surely I have a delightful inheritance. Psalm 16:5-6 Boundaries…we have been talking about them since our orientation week. They are fundamental to a godly life and eating is no exception. Eating […]

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My Thin Within Story

Two years ago, a company mailed me a copy of “HEALED: HEALTHY EATING AND ABUNDANT LIVING” by accident. This is a teen study based on the Thin Within program. I don’t have a teenaged daughter. And I had never heard of Thin Within. But I loved the book, and wanted to find out more about […]

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Steering Without Starlight

The ancient mariners used the stars as their guides. Alone on the dark sea, a bright star or blazing constellation told the sailors which way to steer. True North was never hard to find. And if they made a wrong turn, they knew it immediately based on the position of the stars and the boat. […]

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Embracing A New Identity

I replaced the light bulbs in my bathroom this week. Two bulbs over my mirror had burned out long ago, and because of their height above the mirror, I postponed the replacement for months. And then my husband informed me that a repairman was coming to replace our water heater. He would need access to […]

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