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Mark 9:23 NKJV Jesus said to him, "If you can believe, all things are possible to him who believes.

What we believe about ourselves will either lead us to victory or defeat. Jesus said that all things are possible to the one who believes.

Transformation comes as a process, but aligning with God's plan to transform us and then walking out that process is our part. God has the plan and as we seek Him He directs our steps.

My desire is that God would transform my life as I seek Him and walk according to His principles for good health, spiritually, physically, emotionally and mentally! It begins with my belief that God is for me and if He is for me and I apply myself to what He shows me, together with Him, I will win!

My perspective of my journey to healthy living is changing day by day as I yield to the direction of the Lord and apply healthy living choices to my eating and exercise activities. Each choice that I make may not be seen on the outside right at the moment, but I am being changed from the inside out. God is working on me molding me and making me into the person that He wants me to be. It's as I look into His face through prayer and Bible Study that He changes me. The person that I am is not perfect nor perfectly shaped by the world's standards but as my mother often said beauty is only skin deep, meaning there was more to a person than their outward appearance. Of course she was placing an emphasis on a person's character being more important than their outward appearance as we all have inner flaws.

My faith is in Jesus and it is through Him that I can do all things. I write a devotional blog at Word Press and for those of you who would like to follow it you can find it at aviesplace.wordpress.com.

Two of my favorite scriptures are:
Luke 1:37 "For with God nothing will be impossible."
Mark 9:23 Jesus said to him, "If you can believe, all things are possible to him who believes."

May God empower each of us to live healthily through embracing and applying good choices in the food that we place within our bodies and the movement we choose to exercise them!

Member Since: 2/16/2011

Fitness Minutes: 88,863

My Goals:
To glorify God in my body as I live out my destiny in Christ Jesus!

To encourage others in their journey to healthy living.

To lose 39 pounds.

My Program:
Cutting added sugar out of my diet
Counting calories
Watching carb intake
Cutting portion sizes
Drinking 8 glasses of water
Depending on the Holy Spirit!

Personal Information:
I am married to Gerald, the love of my life. I have 2 grown, married children and 5 wonderful grandchildren.

Other Information:
Please stop by my devotional blog at aviesplace.wordpress.com.

I love Ragdoll kitties! I don't have one but maybe someday I will! Love to see the different colors and varieties. The blue eyes are especially appealing to me! They look so personable!

Faith sees the invisible, believes the incredible, and receives the impossible. Faith makes things possible, not easy!

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  • v AMY_1217
    Hi! If you're interested in participating in a Biggest Loser challenge, please go to my page and click the BL Summer Challenge ALL Teams team. You can join the all-teams page and put your name on the list for the Fall challenge!

    We'll officially begin the challenge Sept 7th (dates differ by a day or two depending on team) and we've still got a few spots left! If you'd like to join us, hurry over and get your name on the wait list, or just let me know you want to join us!

    There are 10 teams, 24 team members each, and it's a 10 week challenge!
    Come join in the fun, meet some great people and work toward your goals!!!

    *If I've visited you before with this invite, we must REALLY want you! lol*
    567 days ago
    I've been dead for a thousand years it seems, but God breathed into me, June 2, 2016, and I am now, finally after 21 years, answering His callings on my life and have become a greater servant than ever before! I walk with Jesus' feet, which lead me right into His will and see with His eyes who he wants me to help bring into His Kingdom!

    I've added you as a friend because you are the most spiritual woman I've ever known! Even strong Christians need guidance and direction, and someone in their corner!

    594 days ago
  • v ENNOVAL1967
    Thank you for adding as a friend. Your posts are very inspirational. emoticon
    602 days ago
    Hi Avanell, you're welcome! I'll have to catch up with you soon. Still praying for a job but lot of other stuff going on. Will get in touch soon. Hope all is well with you too! emoticon emoticon
    603 days ago
    Hi Avanell, thank you so much for stopping by to say Hello. You're welcome for my comment on your blog. I hope you and Gerald are doing well also! emoticon emoticon
    610 days ago
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