Sometimes other people can express what you want to say even better than you can. This is one of those times. Christy Harrison and her guests Lindsay and Lexie Kite are nailing it! This image on Instagram was a total scroll stopper and then the message spoke to my heart. chr1styharrisonYou are more than your body. You are more than…

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Fasting is a loaded word in diet culture. Fasting for Lent has a totally different meaning. On Fridays we fast during Lent. No meat. Minimal, simple meals. Take today’s lunch for example: carrot ginger soup with some thai basil leaves from my garden. I must admit, I was a little worried when I learned of the fasting aspect of Lent…

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When inspiration strikes, I take action. It’s Day 2 of “Giving Up Diet Culture for Lent” (aka #LentItGo and #BodyLoveForLent). Before really digging in, I want to share the moment that struck me on Ash Wednesday morning as I was doing my “First 5” Bible study. It was this very moment that inspired my decision to begin this Lenten blog…

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Today is Ash Wednesday. This marks the beginning of the sacrificial season of Lent, which Pope Francis says is a time of renewal and grace. The ashes are a reminder “For you are dust and to dust you shall return.” As one of my favorite authors Lysa Terkeurst teaches, God loves the ingredient dust to make things new: the creation…

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From Thursday November 30, 2017 through Sunday December 3, 2017 I experienced “Gratitude Training Part 1” in St. Petersburg, Florida. For convenience sake I will call it a seminar in the self-help vein, but it’s more than that. It’s a full training program with three parts, I’ve only experienced Part 1 so far. It came highly recommended to me from…

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