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 For we are God's handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. Ephesians 2:10 NIV

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The posts on this website are for informational purposes only. Please, check with your health care provider before trying any new exercise or weight loss program. You will find articles about health, nutrition, exercise, relationships, Christian wellness, self-image, the Bible, and hazards of the New Age movement prevalent in the general health, fitness, and wellness communities. My hope is to encourage you on your journey to total health as you live out your Christian faith.

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Why am I Here Now Experiencing A Worldwide Crisis?

Posted on March 19, 2020 at 1:15 PM Comments comments (0)


Photo by David Marcu from Freely Photos. 


Read: Esther 4


Focus Verse: Esther 4:14 NIV "For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise...

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Springing into Spring: Renewing Outdoor Activity with Arthritis

Posted on March 12, 2020 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (0)


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Spring brings warmer temperatures with variable weather patterns. I've been feeling those variations lately with painful, inflamed joints. It is raining outside this morning, causing stiffness, pressure inside the joints of my hands and feet, and they are red and puffy. Making a fist is d...

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10 Ways to Drop that Last 10 Pounds

Posted on March 6, 2020 at 11:40 AM Comments comments (0)

#COMMITYOURHEART: Putting Godly Self-Care into Practice

Posted on February 28, 2020 at 8:45 AM Comments comments (2)


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When I had my cardiac event, I learned a difficult lesson about caring for myself. This “heart attack” landed me in the hospital with troponin levels at 17, which is extremely high; I mistook a coronary artery spasm for an allergic reaction and used my Epi-pen. This spasm caused tight...

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Looking Through the Eyes of Love

Posted on February 20, 2020 at 4:55 AM Comments comments (0)


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 Note:This post also appears on www.charlainemartin.com as "Abiding in Christ: Looking Through the Eyes of Love".


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Reclaiming Balance with Healing Grace

Posted on February 13, 2020 at 9:50 AM Comments comments (2)


 

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*Note: I have the privilege of sharing this guest post with you by Donna Chacko, MD of Serenity & Health. She comes from a different discipline with a similar Ch...

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Abide in Christ: Give Him Your Heart

Posted on February 7, 2020 at 8:20 AM Comments comments (1)

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Special Note: Due to technical difficulties with this webserver, this blog post also appears at www.charlainemartin.com/2020/02/06/abide-in-christ-give-him-your-heart/.


Passa...

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Healthy Lifestyle Bowls

Posted on January 29, 2020 at 5:05 AM Comments comments (2)


Photo by Charlaine W. Martin, 2020.


If you remember from a previous post, my Boaz and I enjoyed putzing around Sanibel Island over Christmas break. We discovered an incredible placewhere I could eat nestled in the Bailey Shopping Plaza next to the bicycle rental store. They did an awesome job handling my food to avoid cross-cont...

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Renew God's Creation in You

Posted on January 17, 2020 at 12:10 AM Comments comments (2)


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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. Ho...

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