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God accepts me and loves me

I recently realized that I was believing these kinds of lies: “God will accept me only when I am at my natural, healthy size.  And if I’m not at my natural, healthy size, then God is disappointed in me.  I am not acceptable until I meet that size.”  As I type those lies out, I’m […]

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Accepting & Loving Your Body

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I had sweet baby Joel 5 days ago (when I started writing this).  He came right on his due date (February 12th) weighing 7lb 4 oz (my smallest baby) and 20 inches long.  He is healthy and sweet and sleepy. He does all of the things newborns do, including keeping his parents up at all […]

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Tasting Freedom

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I have been on my Thin Within journey for almost 3 years now.  As I talked about before, this journey has been more about the mental “weight” than the physical weight.  I can see now that a lot of what fueled my issues and packed on that “weight” was that I thought I had to […]

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Accepted

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We all want to be accepted for who we truly are.  But the truth is that not everyone will accept us.  We cannot please everyone.  These are truths the Lord taught me years ago and continues to do so.  He showed me that He is pleased with me and that if I am living my […]

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The Answer You’ve Been Waiting For Is…

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 “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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Under His Desk ~ From Legalism to Love

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1glimpse verb \ˈglim(p)s\ : to look at or see (something or someone) for a very short time. Are you convinced of God’s affection toward you? If you are, consider yourself very blessed. This type of assurance has been starkly absent in my Christian life. My relationship with God has been made up of short glimpses, […]

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God’s Love Breaks Through! – Guest Post

On October 28th,  “Loved By God” shared her testimony here at the blog. She has been chronicling the journey she began over 180 days ago. Today, she gives us a glimpse into a pivotal experience on “Day 40.” —– On the 40th day of my restoration, I read the chapter in the Thin Within book […]

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The Most Important Thing of All

Sometimes, with all the time, effort, and intensity that we put into Thin Within, it is hard to remember that the most important thing of all in our lives isn’t pursuing good health. The most important thing of all isn’t eating within the parameters of physical hunger and satisfaction—even though, as we do this, we […]

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