Tag Archives | diet

When It’s Not Right to be Thankful for Food

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Imagine a pile of gifts under the Christmas tree. Actually, no need to imagine; here’s the exact scenario I’m talking about…   Now imagine that one of the gifts has this message on the tag: “Do not open until December 25!” (See further down.) Of course, even if that message is not stated right on the tag, the […]

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Objectionable Obligation or Inviting Opportunity?

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[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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Spiritual Constipation, Pile-ups, & Burdens

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No matter what the motivation behind or purpose for it, a get-away is a good idea! One get-awayer might be wanting to simply get away from the routine and cares of daily life and have a change of pace. Another wants to get away to visit or do something fun, exciting, and different. And yet […]

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Christine’s Story

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Author: Christine Lewis. As a recent college graduate who is in her first year of teaching, I stay pretty busy!  It can be really challenging to keep up with a diet and exercise plan. While in college it was even more challenging!  It was frustrating because I always felt like I should be losing weight […]

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Christina’s Truth Cards

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Before I say too much, I would like to introduce you to the newest member of our family… Joshua Robert was born on March 18th, weighing in at 8 lb 3 oz and 21 inches long.  He is now 3 weeks old and I can hardly believe that 3 weeks have already gone by.  We […]

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Dieting No More! ~ Karen Kincaid’s Testimony

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If . . . . . Then “If I can just get down to my goal weight. . .” “If I can just fit into a size ___ . . .” “If I can just look good in that bathing suit next summer. . .” “If I can just get back to what I weighed when I was in […]

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A Slow Learner ~ Heidi Bylsma’s Testimony

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I was an obnoxious kid. I was also an abused kid. I was abused the most around food. My parents had their hands full with me. I was a lot of kid. And their life plans didn’t include me at that late season of life. Children were to be Seen and Not Heard, but boy…at meal time, it was […]

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Market Madness No More! – Guest Post

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January 2, 2014 What a joy it was to go to the grocery store this morning without a new diet plan guiding my shopping list! It’s been a long time since I approached a New Year without some crazy diet or workout plan. FLASH BACK to…January 2013 I decided that I must have an issue […]

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A Milkshake for Lunch?! – Guest Post

I must start by sharing this happy realization. A few months ago, Heidi recorded a long winded 40-45 minute conversation with me about breaking free from dieting. The Lord has delivered me so far from dieting now that I can barely remember the details of how I broke free! Now, that’s freedom. But, I will use […]

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“CHANGED!” A Testimony by Christina

Every year the Lord gives me a word for the new year.  In December of 2012, I began to pray about what the word would be.  Almost immediately the Lord said my word was “change”.  With that being such a simple word, I thought that just couldn’t possibly be it–but it was!  And one of […]

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