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It All Starts With What You Believe!

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.

Have you received what you have been believing for yourself from the Lord in 2014? Has it been a victorious year?

Transformation comes as a process, but aligning with God's plan to transform us and then walking out ...
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.

Have you received what you have been believing for yourself from the Lord in 2014? Has it been a victorious year?

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!

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Member Since: 2/16/2011

SparkPoints: 47,345

Fitness Minutes: 71,464

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 fit in and wear the suit I wore for my wedding by our 4th anniversary on October 11, 2012 -- Goal met 10/14/12

To lose 28 pounds.

My Program:
Counting calories
Watching carb intake
Cutting portion sizes
Walking
Exercising
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.

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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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1HAPPYSPIRIT
12/3/2014 10:07:16 AM

Just wanted to stop by and say Hello and let you know I'm thinking about you and hope your doing well! I miss your sparky self!
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WARRIORGIRL121
12/2/2014 11:33:05 PM

Hi Avanell, just checking... everything ok? Feels like you've been extra quiet. emoticon



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LITTLE_CLOUD
12/2/2014 6:44:40 PM

I have added you as my friend, I saw you on my friend's page and your headline caught my eye! I believe! emoticon I hope you add me too!



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12/2/2014 2:56:01 AM

emoticon it's just me stopping by to wish you a Terrific Tuesday & share some a emoticon of coffee or tea with you and of course, emoticon .



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IAM_HIS
12/1/2014 10:48:24 AM

emoticon Happy December. We are so fortunate to be able to start this new month. Have you thought of any ways to make your healthy lifestyle more fun? No, you do not have to make this month boring or a must do routine. Instead, make your December filled with healthy fun!! emoticon

emoticon those "I cannot eat this" or "I have to do this" thoughts. Perhaps this month you can create your own chapter entitled, "Having Fun and Feeling Great in December". Think about things you'd like to do that will get you moving...when was the last time you went ice skating, or sledding or cross-country skiing? Maybe you'd like to try one of these? Why not build a emoticon snowman with your children? What I find really fun is the Wii Dance DVD. You work up a sweat having lots of fun!! emoticon emoticon



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