Why We Stopped Putting Up A Christmas Tree

I love Christmas and celebrating the birth of Christ. I enjoy the music, lights, food, get togethers with family, buying and receiving gifts, decorating and the Christmas Eve Service. A few years ago, my husband and I decided to stop putting up the tree. We had this artificial, flocked tree. It was beautiful. I hadContinue reading “Why We Stopped Putting Up A Christmas Tree”

How to love your enemies

Jesus said, “Love your enemies! Do good to them. Lend to them without expecting to be repaid. Then your reward from heaven will be very great, and you will truly be acting as children of the Most High, for he is kind to those who are unthankful and wicked.”‭‭Luke‬ ‭6:35‬ ‭NLT‬‬It’s usually easy to loveContinue reading “How to love your enemies”

How to get Fit after the Thanksgiving Feast!

My Thanksgiving hasn’t looked like others before. We decided to complete our kitchen remodel over Thanksgiving break since my husband had the week off from work. So we postponed Thanksgiving to Saturday and instead, my kids were invited to their friends’ houses and my husband and I ate at Cracker Barrel. My eating habits overContinue reading “How to get Fit after the Thanksgiving Feast!”

How to Get Away from a Dangerous Person: Dysfunctional Relationships Part 2

If you hadn’t read Part 1of Dysfunctional Relationships, go back and read that first to identify if you are near or in relationship with a dangerous person. I’m now going to discuss steps on how to get a way from a dangerous person. This is not telling you to get a divorce. I do believeContinue reading “How to Get Away from a Dangerous Person: Dysfunctional Relationships Part 2”

How to Recognize a Dangerous Person: Dysfunctional Relationships Part 1

While this topic isn’t directly related to physical health or faith, it’s part of my testimony and does impact emotional health and can also affect spiritual and physical health. I’ve seen how prevalent dysfunctional relationships are and how so many people feel stuck and don’t know how to get out or improve the relationships. IContinue reading “How to Recognize a Dangerous Person: Dysfunctional Relationships Part 1”

How you read the Bible can help you understand more!

230 days ago I began a Chronological Bible reading plan in You Version Bible app. Many times before, I had begun a Bible reading plan but I usually would start in Genesis. And by the time I reached Leviticus, my life would get busy or I just got bored and moved on to something elseContinue reading “How you read the Bible can help you understand more!”

Halloween and Christianity

As a young child, I attended a Lutheran church where we would have a Halloween festival at the church and I remember my mom dressing up as a witch and dad as a vampire! I then attended a Catholic school from 4-7th grade and we would be allowed to wear costumes on Halloween and celebrateContinue reading “Halloween and Christianity”

How to get where God wants you to be

All of us have looked at another person wishing we had the life they have, but we often only see the best of that person’s life. We probably have never known the struggles they had to endure to get where they are today. We say nowadays that people show the best parts of their livesContinue reading “How to get where God wants you to be”

5 Things You Should Stop Doing So You Can Start Winning in Weight-Loss

Have you been trying to lose the extra pounds but feel like you aren’t making an progress? Have you begun eating healthier, exercising more but still can’t seem to shed the extra fat? Here are 5 things that you may be doing that could be preventing you from meeting your goals. Drinking sugary drinks –Continue reading “5 Things You Should Stop Doing So You Can Start Winning in Weight-Loss”

God Heals the Brokenhearted

Have you ever felt really angry or hurt about something and then noticed you were taking out your anger on everyone and everything around you even if they did nothing to cause the anger? Have you felt uncontrollable sadness or heartache? Psalm 34:18 says, “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed.”Continue reading “God Heals the Brokenhearted”