My Spark Challenge this week is to give myself a pep talk. It has REALLY helped me a lot! I start out by saying: You are a strong and beautiful woman. God is with you. You are going to have a great day, so start smiling. Don't worry about ... Read more
Trust in the Lord with all your heart,
and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge HIM,
and HE will direct your path.... Read more
Jake really loves Colorado,
He also loves us enough to give up his weekend and take several days off from work to make our stay in Denver delightful.
We had a blast as we
• Met his bosses
• Biked through the sunny streets of Denver
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Whenever you have time, wherever you are, find a way to get in a little more exercise. I'm here in Denver, enjoying the Mile High City by renting bikes. It has been the best $2... Read more
three tough miles
The trail was rocky but easy to traverse. The scenery was spectacular. We had hiked every weekend for about 6 months, and were in great shape. We were taking high altitude sic... Read more
To me, Mt. Evans is my Mt. Everest. It is the biggest mountain that I've ever attempted to climb. This is by no means the longest hike. It will be less than 5 miles. It is the first mountain over 6,700 feet in elevation, and it is 14,571 fee... Read more
I'm vacationing in Denver right now. In order to get around and to burn calories, I rented bikes for my husband and I . BCycle is a great idea. For $20/pp for 7 days, we take a bike from one of the 57 centers in the city, ride the bike to ano... Read more
I give, and it shall be giveen to me, good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over shall people give to me. With the same measure I give, it will be measured to me. Read more
I'm loving the SparkCoach
I wasn't going to do it. I am at my ideal weight, and why do I need help with these little hurdles? I can do it alone-or so I thought.
I joined SparkCoach to get an extra kick in the pants on days when I just want to ignore my goals. SparkC... Read more
Learning by Teaching
Do you want to know a great way to REALLY learn some subject matter?
1. Pass it on to someone else.
2. Volunteer to teach others.
3. Put your heart and soul into yo... Read more
Let the peace of God, that passes all understanding, keep your heart and mind in Christ Jesus.
There is no problem too big or bad for God. Trust Him!... Read more
3 A fire goeth before him, and burneth up his enemies round about.
4 His lightnings enlightened the world: the earth saw, and trembled.
5 The hills melted like wax at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the Lord of the whole... Read more
Today I'm thankful for quiet time in the morning to blog. Taking the time to write, pray and be thankful is something that calms me and brings life into a clearer focus for me.
My Bible verse for the day is "Be anxious for nothing, but by p... Read more
Change has got to come!
Sometimes it can be easy to get stuck in a rut. When someone in your life is stuck in a rut, it can be even harder.
I try to be supportive, but this is not helping bring about change. I may have to get tough to help my family member get out ... Read more
Piecing it all together
In many ways, my mother and I were cut from different fabric. We do not agree on child rearing, politics, theology or housekeeping. When we’re together, we focus on two things: love of family and quilting.
Quilting has brought us clos... Read more
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