I am prone to wander. I’ve found myself far off the path God has for my life many times.  Have you been there, too? When I finally realize I’m lost, I know it’s time to turn back and return to the Lord. Let us examine our ways and test them, and let us return to the Lord. Lamentations 3:40 (NIV) So Samuel…

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After embarking on this “Body Love for Lent” journey (aka Giving Up Diet Culture For Lent), God has been showing me false idols again and again. In this season of Lenten repentance, I’m feeling called to confess the sin of a false idol in my own life and turn away from it. My relatively limited Bible study left me with…

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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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