Faith

5 Things I Learned This Spring

what I learned this spring

We stand at the passing of one season ready to move forward into another. The change of the season marks a good time to reflect on what I’ve learned before moving ahead. Planting seeds, dismantling walls, and conquering giants are a few of the lessons I learned this spring. What I’ve Learned This Spring Mary…

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Walking: The Exercise That Helps You Put Your Best Foot Forward

walking

{This post contains affiliate links, which means that I make a commission from certain links within this post, thank you.} Do you associate exercise with a gym membership? There’s no doubt that a spin class or weight lifting offers a host of physical benefits.  But maybe the idea of membership to your local gym doesn’t…

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The Art of Soulful Spring Cleaning

spring cleaning

This post contains affiliate links see disclosure for details) Spring seems to be flirting with us here in the Mid-Atlantic. The other day, I noticed that my old-fashioned daffodils poked through the winter soil. Buttercup yellow tulip stalks have gracefully emerged. The advent of springtime outdoors motivates me to welcome the season indoors with splashes…

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How to Eliminate Dysfunctional Eating and Establish a Lifestyle of Healthy Eating

healthy eating

Rules Ø relationship = rebellion. I learned this valuable piece of parenting advice ages ago. But, the theory applies to all aspects of life—even food. A lifetime of rigorous food rules eventually evokes an inner revolt.  Without establishing a healthy relationship with food, the struggle will always be your shoulder devil. Transformative eating can eliminate…

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Invite Elf on the Shelf to an Advent Activity This year

advent, Elf on the Shelf

{I use my affiliate link in this post, which means if you make a purchase, I earn a tiny (and I mean tiny) percentage which helps maintain this site.}  What if I told you that a simple Christmas family activity that serves others would not only bond your family closer together but create lasting memories?…

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The Secrets to Making Better Food Choices

food choices

{This post contains affiliate links} Think about the last time you perused the buffet table. Were you like a crouching tiger ready to pounce the salad made with marshmallows, whipped cream, and jello the color of pink taffy? Did you wrestle with knowing that you should fill your plate with the mixed green salad with…

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3 Ways to Exercise Creation Stewardship From a Gospel Perspective

stewardship, creation care, environmental care

It’s calving season on our farm, and the other day at dusk the last heifer gave birth.  We watch the attentive bovine mama nudge her baby to a far corner of the pasture several times throughout the day. Safely hiding, the calf dozes on and off in the warm spring sun.  It’s a snapshot of…

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