I had finished the 60 day course, The Lord's Table, at the site settingcaptivesfree.com (which I recommend to anyone in Christ), and then we had all the Christmas festivities.We know how difficult it is to eat in a disciplined manner, with speci... Read more
"He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose." Jim Elliot
My thanks to one of my Sparkbuddies for the correct quote -
I have faced criticism of some of my family members regarding my missionary zeal, ... Read more
One thing I learned from The Lord's Table is the importance of changing ones focus from the SHADOWS - such as food - to the SUBSTANCE. God could have made us in such a way that we would not need food. But He chose to make us having to eat, so th... Read more
Against All Odds
My body is trying to get back at me for past abuses - the feet and knees and back from having to carry years of excess weight, the neck from a rear-end collision. It makes it hard to exercise. But by the grace of God I am determined that I will... Read more
I forget which devotional I was getting that called it ThanksLIVING. I certainly prefer that to "Turkey Day"! PULLLLease! Giving thanks to God in all things is one of those things clearly listed as being according to His will. While there are so... Read more
Blogging Again At Last?
For some reason my home computer doesn't let me do all I'd like on Spark - I can send goodies but not post on peoples' pages or do blogs.I can, however, do these things on the school computer. So here I am during break.
Spark People has been a... Read more
The Lord's Table
About a month ago I enrolled in an onine Bible study at settingcaptivesfree.com.
While Spark has been very helpful, the spiritual aspect of the struggle against over-eating - the sin of gluttony - needed to be addressed.
I started with Spa... Read more
The Famiily of God in Christ
I have some free time and so I thought I'd write a little about some of the photos...so, first, the one featured inthe upper left of my Page.Going from left to right, back row, you ... Read more
At least, in the Photo Gallery! I still have to do much about exercise and eating and tracking.
But I have changed my background from a scene outside of Cuzco to one in Barranco,part of Lima, Peru...and added photos all from this year except t... Read more
Okay, at last I have managed to load some photos from my most recent journey. The next thing I want to do is take a chance on loading the 3 weeks worth of photos and videos from the 2 memory cards of my defunct camera, onto my home computer, and... Read more
We finalyy have a home co9mputer, thanks to tax return, and with it, INSTANT MESSAGING! I have finally been able to chat with my "kids" in Peru (you see some of them on my page).Now I have to get an exercise bike with what remains of the return.... Read more
But it's not the old "New Year Resolution to Lose Weight" - no, though I DID put some more weight back on with holiday munching. But I am hopeful that as I resume regular exercise and proper eating things will head back down and I should be able... Read more
Poco a Poco
Means little by little, and the phrase has a funny sentiment attached to it: While traveling by bus in Lima, peru, an older fellow boarded and, as is common among beggars in that country, began this harangue about how his mother worked, little b... Read more
Soon after returning from Peru my own PC "died" and for a while i depended on my DS's laptop...then he moved out and I was left without internet. My only access right now is at school during my breaks. The most frustrating part is not being able... Read more
Back from Peru
I arrived home yesterday afternoon, and with some trepidation got on the scale. I was still under 200! 196! AND, after I took a long soak in the tub, i got on the scale again, and was 195 - had taken off a pound of travel dust! hahaha!
Well, I... Read more
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