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Personal Stewardship Principle #5: Our Beauty Comes from God Who Created Us.

Posted on February 11, 2019 at 9:55 AM Comments comments (0)

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Almost every woman wants other people to think she is beautiful, especially her boyfriend or husband. The truth is not every one of us is beautiful in appearance to everyone around us. I never really felt beautiful. I’m not to the majority of the world, to be honest. Both of my husbands believed otherwise. Each one felt that ...

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Personal Stewardship Principle #4: Knowing Your Value in Christ helps You Value Yourself and Others

Posted on January 31, 2019 at 11:15 AM Comments comments (0)

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I forgot something valuable in my last post: the purpose of taking care of your health. This week’s post ties into that issue.


Over the years of working with clients with weight loss and health improvement goals, I’ve noticed a lot of people with poor self-images. The internal messages running in...

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Personal Stewardship Principle #3: Take Care of Our Bodies to Avoid Illness and Disease

Posted on January 22, 2019 at 9:05 AM Comments comments (0)


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Whenever we travel, God always points out situations or experiences that fit the blog post I've planned or at least, this platform. We flew to Florida for an airshow with free time worked into our plans. Little did we know, we escaped Michigan's subzero temperatures and lots of snow. When we left the airport, we were greeted w...

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God's Plan for Change in 2019

Posted on January 2, 2019 at 5:45 AM Comments comments (0)


My hubby and I spent a week out just to get away. We were on burnout, just absolutely spent. Rest and relaxation were just what we needed. I had to force myself to not write or create memes. That was hard. I only posted a Bible verse from my iPhone app. In the meantime, while we were at my hubby’s family Christmas gathering, I started seeing people post on social m...

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Keeping Your Sanity for Christmas

Posted on December 4, 2018 at 7:50 AM Comments comments (0)



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I have to say I’m not in the holly, jolly mood this year. It has been stressful trying to balance work, finishing our house, and prepping for Christmas. First, I had hoped to decorate our house for Christmas because we would be moved into it. There have been crazy obstacles getting to the finish line o...

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Post-Thanksgiving Recovery

Posted on November 29, 2018 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)



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We spent Thanksgiving week in the Phoenix area. I usually share something related to Christian health, fitness, and/or wellness with you wherever we travel. I have to say it was interesting! We spent time with my husband’s son and his wife at their home. She is pregnant and due in December, meaning that she was unabl...

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Encore Post: Are Mid-Life 'Tweeners Destined to be Fat and Unhealthy?

Posted on October 18, 2018 at 9:25 AM Comments comments (0)

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First posted in October 2016 on Totally Fit 4 Life. Reposted October 18, 2018 on Be Totally Fit for Life. All work is my own.


I think young adults are amusing when they think people in their 40s are old. When someone I know turns 40, they are often perplexed at the loss of hair, migration of hair, the gray hair -- m...

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Is Our God Enough?

Posted on September 24, 2018 at 7:30 AM Comments comments (0)


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My hubby bought an Apple watch for me last year at Christmas. I was eager to get it set up so I could track exercise, heart rate, sleep, and so on. It has a feature that caught me by surprise when it sent me a notification to Breathe. Hmmm. The last I knew, if I am alive, I already...

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Faith, Health, and Wellness Discoveries from Colorado Trip 2018

Posted on September 6, 2018 at 3:45 PM Comments comments (0)



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I spent the past week in Colorado visiting with my older daughter and her three children. Wow! These little busy kiddos, ages 2 through 6, wore me out! I forget sometimes how much energy it takes for parents to keep up with their little ones. I like being a grandma, though. I visit, help out, and then go home. My ...

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Encore! post, "Lessons from Chipping Ice"

Posted on August 21, 2018 at 9:40 AM Comments comments (0)



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This Encore post first appeared on Totally Fit 4 Life's website in April 2015. All work in this post is my own. It was an interesting read since we are almost finished with our house and will move in this fall. I hope it encourages you.


In the thumb of Michigan, w...

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