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June 2018 Time is Flying By
Thursday, June 07, 2018      1 comments

Wow. I just read the last blog entry from January 2017 (1 1/2 yrs ago). Much has transpired since that time. 1. I never got down to 150 lbs. 2. I quit my job teaching middle schoolers--28 years. I almost retired. But backed out when anothe... Read more
On Mission--Not Ramblings
Monday, January 16, 2017      3 comments

I eavesdropped and spied that Jim had flight prices listed on his notepad next to his laptop. It is the middle of January, after all, and he HAS gone to East Africa the last two years in February/March. On the way to church yesterday, I asked ... Read more
You Will Be a Blessing
Wednesday, January 04, 2017      0 comments

More ponderings of turning 50 this year. Both of my grandmothers lived 100 years. I can confidently assume it is in my genes to live a long and healthy life. That being the case, I'm seeing the need to prepare my body, mind, and spirit for th... Read more
150 Ark Style
Tuesday, January 03, 2017      3 comments

One hundred fifty. Yep, that's my goal. I'm shooting to weigh 150 lbs by my 50th birthday on May 18. I remember going to my family doctor twenty y... Read more
Big 3 Goals!
Monday, January 02, 2017      3 comments

Here are my Big 3 Goals for the year: I'm using SparkPeople to help me with the first goal. I'm using Beth Moore's Living Proof Ministries challeng... Read more
Memorizing Scripture 2017
Friday, December 30, 2016      0 comments

One of my goals this year is to memorize more scripture. The way I'm choosing to meet this goal is by using the Beth Moore, Living Proof Ministries guidelines and strategies. Memorize a new scripture every 2 weeks. There is a community o... Read more
One Day Down
Wednesday, December 28, 2016      2 comments

Recorded food yesterday. Drank water yesterday. Walked the dog yesterday. Check. Check. Check. ... Read more
Time to Drive Uphill
Monday, December 26, 2016      2 comments

I've been coasting downhill since school started back in August. I haven't tracked or exercised regularly since school was back in session. Today is a new day. A new beginning. Time to reflect. Time to set some goals. Gonna take so... Read more
Time of Your Life: Small Deposits
Friday, April 29, 2016      3 comments

I"ve been listening to Andy Stanley preach on the topic "Time of Your Life." It is a wonderful series. In the 3rd lesson, he said something that hit me... Read more
Perspective Determines My Operation
Wednesday, April 13, 2016      2 comments

This morning in my quiet time, I read 1 Samuel 25. It is the story of David, on the run from Saul, when he camps out in the wilderness and asks for hel... Read more
Ruth Made Her Choice
Sunday, April 03, 2016      5 comments

This morning in my quiet time, I read the story of Ruth. Before today, I never pondered her perspective when making the choice to leave Moab. Her famil... Read more
Gideon, Jephthah, Samson--Judging the Judges
Friday, April 01, 2016      0 comments

The scary thing about reading the Old Testament is how many times the people of God turned their backs on Him--even though they were supposed to be the... Read more
Are You Down?
Wednesday, March 16, 2016      1 comments

Are you down?? Been there. Done that. Got the badge, especially when I was the one who dug the hole I fell into in the first place!! So here is your wo... Read more
Day 85 & Still Overweight
Saturday, March 12, 2016      8 comments

Day 85. I've lost 15 pounds. I'm fitting into some clothes I hadn't seen in a long time. I feel cuter. My hair even looks better. My goal is to lose 1 pound a week, and I'm doing it. ... Read more
Unappreciated. Taken Advantage of. Anger.
Tuesday, February 09, 2016      4 comments

Ok, so today's blog is definitely NOT a devotional from my quiet time. It is a rant. Prepare to NOT BE INSPIRED or ENCOURAGED. Here is to hoping that... Read more

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