As you may know, my word for 2021 is SPEAK, and in case you haven’t noticed, there’s a lot of hateful speech floating around these days. However, hateful speech is something I really want to avoid both from others and from my own mouth. This is all about controlling what... Read More
With all the craziness going on in 2020, I must admit that I didn’t feel like coming up with a word for 2021 at all. I was seriously considering skipping it—unless something became clear. I did pray about it, but just wasn’t very motivated to listen. Oops! That reminds me... Read More
There’s no doubt that 2020 has been a difficult year for everyone. Division, distrust, and despondency have been constantly knocking on the door of our hearts. And the sad truth is that things will very likely not improve much for the foreseeable future. So, what should we do? I will... Read More
Summer has arrived, and so has the heat! That means it’s time for some cool, refreshing beverages, and I don’t mean sugary sodas or blue sports drinks either. I like to throw fruit and herbs into some water and place it outside in the sun for a few hours to... Read More
What does it mean to get to the core of something? What does it have to do with fitness? If you have ever taken an exercise class, you have most likely worked on your core. But what is the core? What does that word mean? I began thinking about how the... Read More
Many possibilities for my word of the year have been floating in and out of my mind over the last few months, but I could never land on one. Then, the word listen started coming up in much of my reading. One book discussed how humility involves listening to God... Read More
Each year I choose a word to guide my thoughts, prayers, and actions for that year. I pray for a word and look for signs around me before I settle on just the right one, and in 2019 I chose “Healing.”  The primary reason was because I have a number... Read More
Since I am blessed with a number of friends who also happen to be talented authors and bloggers, I thought it was about time I shared some of their work with you. After all, it’s hard to continually come up with new, creative articles on my own. The following post... Read More
I knew this would be my year to slow down and do some self-care. That’s why I chose “Healing” as my word for 2019. However, I didn’t realize I’d have to put exercise on the back burner as often as I have. Sometimes this was due to my own recuperation,... Read More
  Run, run, run as fast as you can. You’ll never catch me, I’m the gingerbread man. That line from the children’s book, The Gingerbread Man, came to mind recently when I was reading about a study that found running enhances the ability of older adults to do everyday activities.... Read More

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