|Posted on April 2, 2020 at 8:55 AM||comments (0)|
Cockpit panel photo by Charlaine Martin, February 2020. All rights reserved.
My hubby is a pilot, so we love to cruise the sky in our single-engine plane on gorgeous days. Since he is teaching me to fly, I had to learn to read the many gauges on the instrument panel. It is easy to stay on course when there is a gentle breeze, but some days I feel like a toy batted around the...Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 20, 2020 at 4:55 AM||comments (0)|
Photo by Charlaine W. Martin. All rights reserved.
Note:This post also appears on www.charlainemartin.com as "Abiding in Christ: Looking Through the Eyes of Love".
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|Posted on January 17, 2020 at 12:10 AM||comments (2)|
Image by Adrian Ward, Freely Photos.
Here I sit writing this blog post, with my Apple watch nagging me to stand. I record my physical activity, food intake, heart rate, and more. Unfortunately, it also has a Mindfulness section. I want to change this to prayer and bible study, but Apple doesn't let us swap out these features. How did we get to this point?
I've been thinking ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 6, 2019 at 1:40 PM||comments (0)|
Photo by Davidson Luna from Freely Photos.
So, I’ve been sitting at the island in my kitchen, sipping coffee while setting up posts for social media. Flurries flit about in a hazy gloom outside. This time of year is always rough for me, even though my first husband died seven years ago. The scene outside just adds to grief’s effect. You would think grief gets better wit...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 30, 2019 at 6:55 PM||comments (0)|
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I am currently in the Phoenix area, visiting family. We went exploring the White Tank Mountain Park and worked out at the Air Force base fitness center this week, thanks to a pass from my step-son. While here in Arizona, it occurred to me this topic might be of interest to you. So, on the plane and during grandbaby naps, I’ve pulled these tip...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 4, 2019 at 11:25 AM||comments (0)|
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Recently, I felt pummeled by troubles ranging from a damaged computer to pressures of trying to finish our house and move while trying to start groups and classes, to one huge flare-up that landed me in bed for a few days. You likely noticed my posts were sporadic at the end of my visit with my daughter in Colorado until recently. It seemed like I was spi...Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 19, 2019 at 3:40 PM||comments (0)|
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Sitting hunched over a computer is the norm nowadays. Leaning toward a coworker over the table in a meeting to hear him while showing interest is also common. Pastors, teachers, and childcare workers are reaping the negative results of working in a leaning forward position day in and day out. The results of ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 12, 2019 at 10:30 AM||comments (0)|
Photo by Brandon Rowe from Freely Photos.
The past few days challenged me here at Be Totally Fit for Life! All was not well here. First, I noticed the hinge on my laptop caused a separation of the screen from the case, thereby cracking the bottom corner of the screen at the Windows logo. It finished fully cracking off the rest by the time I could take it to an approved repai...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 31, 2019 at 9:50 AM||comments (2)|
Photo by Evgeni Tcherkasski on Unsplash
Thank you for your patience while I was away. Although I wanted to write a blog post for you last week, it was as if God wanted me to bask in Him and His goodness at the Christian writer’s retreat. So, I left it alone. Sometimes, it’s easy to get caught up in a routine and implied promises and lose focus. G...Read Full Post »
|Posted on April 18, 2019 at 9:00 AM||comments (0)|
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I got a call after I arrived home from a long, grueling work day at the gym: "I need to talk to you about...." So I finished my conversation with that manager, ate dinner and decided to check email afterward. In my inbox were emails from my boss about work-related topics. My thought was something like this: "Why can't work stay at wo...Read Full Post »