Category: Health

Disciplined Life

Discipline is hard. I have good intentions. I start out strong. Maintaining momentum is my downfall every time. Eventually, I get bored or busy which results in a day, week, or even a month off from the discipline. Living a

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Trust God

Sometimes, I find my brain stuck on the hamster wheel of life. Agitation is usually the trigger and will lead to hours of rehearsing conversations in my head. I will mull over every possible angle and every possible response to

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Self-Care

“I’m not going to be like my mom, ” is a statement I have been making since my teen years. As a teen and young adult, it was because she seemed so out of touch with the modern life. As

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Consider it Joy?

Continual stress on any system will cause it to break. This poor cymbal couldn’t sustain the pressure of repeated strikes by my son and eventually broke. The body is the same way. Stress can take us down so quickly. For

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Running Ragged-Rest

            Do you feel like you have the gas pedal all the way to floor and still can’t keep up with life? Are you putting off things that would really benefit your health because you

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Feeling Stagnant

            Do you sometimes feel like you are going nowhere? Is your life a breeding ground for mosquitos? Is it time to get the water of life flowing again? Mosquitos are often referred to as

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Reduce Stress-Pray

Spring always brings to mind growth and renewal. For us here in Minnesota, spring is slow in coming which is why we are growing romaine lettuce indoors. The weather has been cold, snowy, rainy and very dreary. My enthusiasm for

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Vacation-Rest-Restore

I am counting the days until we leave for a long-awaited family vacation. A friend at work asked me how long has it been since I had gone on vacation. I haven’t really taken one since I started at Bethel

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Chocolate Addicted

Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate. Chocolate is definitely my vice. How about you? What is the one thing you can’t give up? Have you ever opened a bag of M&Ms or your favorite chips, telling yourself you are only going to eat

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Let’s Get Physical

I have been toying with this for a while. So now I am bringing it to you. This blog has faithfully dealt with issues of spiritual well-being. This week I am taking a different approach to this overarching theme. It’s

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