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The Weekly Weigh-In

The Weekly Weigh-In

You have filled my heart with greater joy than when their grain and new wine abound. — Psalm 4:7 NIV Thought for the Day: It’s easy to do the right things when we see immediate results. But sometimes it pleases God more to do the right thing even when the results are not so immediate.

A Healthier Lifestyle: A Better Way Home

So, as the Holy Spirit says: “Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts.” — Hebrews 3:7-8a Thought for the Day: I can’t keep driving through the dangerous intersection of reality and think it won’t ever affect me. My pastor made a statement recently we’ve all heard: Over 50 percent of marriages are ending in

Weak Places: I Can Be Strong in Christ

The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge. — Psalm 18:2a Thought for the Day: Even the smallest drop of God’s strength is more than enough to cover our frailties, our shortcomings, the places where we deem ourselves weak. We all have them.

Self Control: I Could Never Give Up That!

The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. – Galatians 5:22-23a Thought for the Day: By God’s power, we are empowered. Humanly speaking, this is impossible. But with God, everything is possible. Self-control is hard. We don’t like to deny ourselves. We don’t think it’s necessary. We make excuses and declare,

Because I Am Loved

Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that He may lift you up in due time. – 1 Peter 5:6 Thought for the Day: Doing something in order to be loved is a trap, but doing something because I am loved is incredibly freeing. My friend Kathrine Lee once said to me, “The first time I lost weight, I did

live according to the flesh

Boss Your Taste Buds Around

Those who live according to the flesh have their minds set on what the flesh desires; but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires. — Romans 8:5 Thought for the Day: “Taste buds, you aren’t the boss of me!” Whatever my physical struggle, I can’t believe the lie

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