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Truth Lists for the Real-Life Journey

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If you’ve been connected with Thin Within for longer than ten minutes, you’ve heard Heidi and Christina talk about Truth Lists. These can help you get a breakthrough in an area of your life that is currently tripping you up, keeping you bound, or bringing you confusion or downright misery.   A Truth List is […]

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Prayer – Lesson 11 TW Class 2014

Praise Changes Things CONTEST!

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.  And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. ~ Philippians 4:6-7   This Week’s Video: Video Questions: 1. God wants me ____________ more than he wants […]

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The Power of Gratitude

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It’s a few days before Valentine’s Day and I am sitting in my home in Atlanta, GA – you know, the city often called “Hotlanta.” Well, it’s been anything but hot this winter. We are snow and icebound today, unable to drive anywhere and we are experiencing the third round of school closing since the […]

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A Thanksgiving Day Praise-Fest!


When someone asks me what transformed my journey from one of not succeeding, not experiencing victory to being able to release the weight and to stay a healthy weight (for the first time in my life) since 2007, I know immediately that growing in gratitude is at the top of the list. Related to this […]

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What’s It Gonna Take? Ending Rebellion…

We can keep on looking for a magic bullet. We can keep reading the latest greatest “non-diet,” “intuitive eating” material on the web, but there comes a point in time when we have to live up to the light we have been given. Has that time come for you? I get emails from people all […]

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Week 6 – Counting Blessings, Praising God for Progress!

Let everything that has breath praise the LORD. Praise the LORD. – Psalm 150:6 NIV Have you ever known someone who, no matter what wonderful things were going on, they found the dark clouds amidst all the silver linings of life? A”Christian Eeyore” has that “There’s not a cloud in the sky, but that’s because […]

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For Guaranteed Lasting Success, Switch Your Focus!

If you are like I was, you have dieted for years on and off and had “success” on and off, but have lost and gained the same weight. Even if you have been a Thin Within participant, this may be your experience with it, too–it was mine! Until 2006, that is. There are a number […]

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I am currently working on Beth Moore’s Stepping Up: A Journey Through the Psalms of Ascent bible study. This study is already ministering a lot to my heart even though I am only in week two. I want to share some of what has encouraged me. From the Holman Christian Standard Bible, Psalm 123 reads […]

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Day 5 – Morning Beginnings

I choose to begin this day with gratitude. I have posted at my Gratitudes Blog. I know for a fact that gratitude changes, transforms, flips things around. When I choose to praise, thank, worship the Lord no matter what happens, things change…*I* change. When I make fleshly, sinful, ungodly choices, it is really an expression […]

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For quite a while, I have known a key to “success” — spiritual, emotional, and physical — is to foster an attitude of heartfelt gratitude, praise, and thanksgiving to the Lord. It is odd to me, then, that I have not *done* what I *know* is vital. You see, no matter how I have “lost” […]

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