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Surrender Your 5

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“Surrender your 5.” I heard it loud and clear one afternoon. I had just launched into an hour long temper tantrum as I wrestled with God over the fact that I had gained two pounds that week. I simply couldn’t believe it! So I stood my ground with Him, listing all the things I had […]

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Is It Really Sin?

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Is overeating really sin?  Is that one extra bite rebellion against the Lord? I really struggled with those questions.  It was one of the things in the Thin Within material that I had a hard time grasping.  To be honest, over the years, when I would get to about Day 7 in the Thin Within […]

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Guest Post: Another Night With Frogs…

“Yesterday is history”… “Put your best foot forward”… “Leave the past behind”… “Today is the day”… Well, tomorrow, that is… “I’ll start tomorrow…” How many times have we said this for different situations in our lives? It’s not necessarily intentional because, of course, we ALWAYS have the very best intentions, right? But intentions don’t change […]

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THIS IS TOO HARD (and Preventative Eating) Week 12

Have you been tempted to throw in the towel and just say FORGET IT to this entire boundaries/renewing the mind/losing weight/having a healthy relationship with food project? It is totally normal to feel that way. This is the 12th and final week of our Renewing the Mind Bible Study and the truth is…it IS hard […]

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What is Your Commitment Level?

When I was a young girl, if a boy had my heart, I would write his initials and mine inside a heart. Putting this declaration on the front of my school folder or book-cover (made with a brown paper grocery sack) seemed to somehow make my intentions more intense–more true–more powerful. I have never had […]

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What ONE Thing? (And Contest Winner Announcement)

This week’s winner for either the Thin Within book, Hunger Within book, or free week of coaching goes to Christina! CONGRATULATIONS! Also, don’t forget to vote for what study will be next. Click this link to go straight to the poll if you haven’t voted yet! I have been including less content this week at […]

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Wow…Sugar and Slavery

The family and I watched the movie Amazing Grace last night. Something that came to the forefront for me while I watched it…the connection between human slavery of Africans and the production of sugar. While the movie focused on Great Britain’s support of the slave trade in part due to sugar, I couldn’t help feeling […]

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