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Lifting Yourself Up

Sunday, June 07, 2009      0 comments

Oh how this one hit home today! I definitely needed this pep talk: "Remember that what happens to you is not who you are. It's history. It's past. Your true self takes that history and decides how to make the best possible future out of it.... Read more

Sent Packing!

Wednesday, May 27, 2009      5 comments

After two years in the wilderness God finally has said "get going" so I've packed up and headed out for the unknown! For those that know me around here that will make sense. For began with a Beth Moore study called "A Woman After G... Read more

Believing In Yourself

Friday, May 22, 2009      1 comments

I needed this reminder today. Especially this: "No matter what anyone says--no matter what you might believe--it can be done. " I've been feeling as though nothing is going to work but I know better. It can be done. My "Godly Baby Step" th... Read more

Tackling Big Challenges with Small Actions

Thursday, May 21, 2009      1 comments

I once again find myself in a place where the Healthy Reflection mirrors my current thoughts! I was just discussing beginning a "baby steps" type of thing on the God's Weigh team and here I am with a great thought regarding this very thing! ... Read more

Paying Attention

Tuesday, May 12, 2009      1 comments

Here's the keeper for me today: "...we're waiting for something else to happen in the future, and we don't take advantage of the day that we hold in our pocket." I know the days slip mindlessly by so this has been a good reminder that I reall... Read more


Thursday, May 07, 2009      0 comments

The last line says a lot: "Sometimes, you can find victory in the effort." I do find myself saying "why bother" when it seems nothing is working and the scale won't budge. I get so tired of trying so hard and seeing nothing. I know that mean... Read more

Take a Stand

Saturday, May 02, 2009      1 comments

I believe I often take the easy way out so this will be a definite challenge for me. Here's the part that caught me... "Do you live bravely or do you often look for the easy way out? Next time you're faced with two choices, choose the bolder. ... Read more

Neglecting the Body

Thursday, April 30, 2009      3 comments

Here's the reminder I needed from today's Healthy Reflection: "For so long, we've been hearing so many bad things about different foods, it's almost as if food is our enemy, one that can kill us or ruin our lives. Truth is, food--good food--is ... Read more

Rolling with the Punches

Wednesday, April 22, 2009      0 comments

Here's what I needed from today's Healthy Reflection: "Focus on the possibilities of a fresh start, instead of hanging on to old frustrations. Sails are made with cloth for a reason. When they're stiff, winds beat against them until they tear. ... Read more

Taking Responsibility for Success

Monday, April 20, 2009      0 comments

I find myself talking "to myself" about my failures so much that I really enjoyed this thought today. How often do I really take responsibility for my success? When I stop and think it all through I know this is probably more important to my w... Read more

Giving Your Best Effort

Wednesday, April 15, 2009      1 comments

I tell you....the SP reflections are still after me! emoticon I needed the reminder that my dreams/goals dese... Read more

Living Within Today

Tuesday, April 14, 2009      1 comments

When I first read the title for today's Healthy Reflection I thought "yeah...this goes right along with my Thin Within reading." I was wrong but I needed to hear this today even though it is not new information. Here is what I really needed to... Read more

Confessions of a Sodaholic

Monday, April 13, 2009      4 comments

It is just sadly amazing how little things creep back in on us don't you think? Take my "little thing" for example. How many months ago was it when I gave up the soda habit? Four? Five? I still don't buy soda to have in the house but I can ... Read more

Overcoming Obstacles One at a Time

Friday, April 10, 2009      2 comments

SP is still coming at me on this theme! LOL I know when to finally say "okay...okay...I'm listening God!" Here was the part that stuck today from the following reflection: "Obstacles are like the Wizard behind the curtain--they're a lot ... Read more

Are You Your Own Obstacle?

Wednesday, April 08, 2009      1 comments

Well, of course I am! I had to laugh when I saw the title of today's Healthy Reflection. The line that did make me stop laughing was "It's easier to find ways to justify your actions than to get over the hurdle." Hmmmmm That pretty well put ... Read more

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