It’s January 6, 2022.  Maybe I’m just weary, but I haven’t felt like choosing a word for the year or writing about it. The news has been filled with the horrible events of January 6, 2021, and it’s been hard to find something positive to fill my thoughts. Fortunately today... Read More
Strong bones are very important if we want to stay active as we age. However, we rarely think about it until we get a warning from the doctor that our bones are losing density. Then we panic and suddenly start exercising more and drinking more milk. But is this the... Read More
May is just about over and so are my SSS (Stretch and Strengthen with Scripture) classes that focus on Proverbs 31 and what it means to be a good or virtuous woman today. I hope you read or will read my previous post that goes over that in detail, but... Read More
A few months ago I heard someone mention that they didn’t like Proverbs 31. I didn’t pursue it, but I could definitely understand why. Personally, I have found many of the verses to be very encouraging, but there are some that seem quite dated. Since I was preparing my May... Read More
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