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Preparing for Challenges in Advance – with Jesus

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Lord, I have a lot going on today; many things on my plate. You said You’ll be with us always, which includes TODAY! So would You help me prepare for these things ahead instead of being a sitting duck and waiting until I’m in the middle of them – sinking down, getting overwhelmed, confused, or discouraged?  Christina (Motley) often […]

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Don’t Look Back


You are going along happily in your Thin Within journey and you are finding freedom from diets, when BAM, you are tempted to look back at those diets.  There are situations that can tempt us to look back (not being happy with the number on the scale, breaking your boundaries too often, feeling like you will […]

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Letting Myself Be Free

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On June 6, 2014 at 3:00 am, the Lord gave me a dream.  My son woke up shortly after I had the dream for a feeding.  As I was feeding him his bottle, the Lord gave me the interpretation to the dream.  I couldn’t wait to write the dream and the interpretation in my journal.  […]

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Doing Battle – Even a Veteran Has to!

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Christina posted yesterday about the spiritual warfare she is experiencing lately. I am in the trenches, too. Even though I may be a “veteran” and have been at this a loooooong time, I nevertheless go through seasons of difficulty. To be honest, this is the most challenging I have ever experienced. As a result, I […]

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7 Phrases To Ditch For Victory!

“It’s just a little snack!” “I am going to eat healthy today!” “Oh…if I get the house clean, I will have a little treat.” “I am swearing off of all junk food.” Food phrases come in all shapes and sizes, but I have discovered that certain words and phrases can be “little foxes” spoiling the […]

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His Weigh ~ Linda’s Testimony

I was kidnapped at age seven. I had just been released from the ICU to a general ward in our local hospital after having a ruptured appendix. I asked the nurse for an orange. Her response was (a) this is a not a restaurant and (b) anyone as fat as you should be pushing away from […]

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Wind In Your Wings

God is crazy about you! Psalm 45:10-11 says: Listen, O daughter, consider and give ear: Forget your people and your father’s house.   The king is enthralled by your beauty; honor him, for he is your lord.  Do you feel like you enthrall the King of Kings with your beauty? He speaks this truth on the […]

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WLBS Review: Hopeless Eating, Good Food Eating, and Bad Scale Eating

Hopeless Eating – Do you struggle with the thought that I will never conquer this challenge? Do you feel like  eating and weight will always be a struggle for me? Barb shares in her study that truth journaling about this is crucial! Reason with me for a moment: Who is it you serve? What does HE say about your struggle? What does […]

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Three Things to Do When You Mess Up…

A day in the life… The day begins with hot tea and the warmth of a personal encounter with Jesus. Blessings and truth gush like a fountain off the pages of the Bible and saturate your heart as you are in awe of how intimate and personal His presence is to you. You have carved […]

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Three Fears To Hurdle NOW! :-)

As you launch into this leg of your journey, there may be three fears or doubts that assault you. If you are like most of us, maybe you can relate to these. Hope there is something here that can encourage you! Let’s not let doubt win. Instead, let’s submit our thinking, our doubts and fears, […]

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