Lose weight and keep it off…

...how changing how you think & how you receive & give love can change your life...


If there were a way for you to lose weight and keep it off wouldn’t you want to know about it? What if the method didn’t involve copious amounts of exercise and calorie counting, discouragement, frustration, and disappointment… and landed you lighter – forever – wouldn’t that be something you’d want even more? I’m going […]

What God told me He wanted for Christmas…


I might be publicly asking the people with the white coats to show up this year by saying “God told me what He wanted for Christmas” – I mean, for some, “hearing from God” is akin to “being crazy” so feel free if you want to judge me that way. I don’t care because you […]

New Dare Journey Dare #2: Identity

When I wrap up my identity in how God(4)

How do we have such a healthy identity in Christ that we’re able to respect ourselves? And teach our daughters to do the same? One of the things we’re going to talk a lot about in this journey (where we started here) is our relationship with ourselves. I know that sounds a little weird, “relationship […]

Got Love?

Love your God.  Love your neighbor… We’ve heard these as the two biggest commandments of Him Whom we follow. “If I really have a love relationship with God, it will show up in the way I treat my neighbors…” ~ Pastor Dick Lehman, Faith Church, 6/10/12 So, how’s that going?  🙂 How are we doing […]

A Present for You…

Fifteen years old, waking with tempered hope Christmas morning in a hotel room, I crawled out of bed and walked to the window. More snow on the ground, steam rising from the hot springs, and I felt conflicted. My parents decided this year to spend “what we would have spent” on Christmas at a resort […]

I Need and Want a Strong Loving Man…You?

Yesterday, in one of my son’s high school PEP classes, the teacher discussed an ancient culture. When asked how this very old society viewed women, my son answered correctly, that the culture looked at men as superior because they were physically stronger. He didn’t say he agreed or disagreed with this position, he just simply stated […]

Love AND Respect…

In the midst of an overscheduled fall (no one’s fault but my own, and yes, that’s sin, but that’s another story) my husband and I discovered a painful truth. We’d taken our marriage for granted.  When things are good, sometimes we just stop paying attention them. Maybe in your situation, you are still daily showing […]