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Tuesday, February 23, 2010      1 comments

Jhon is one of my many spiritual sons in Peru. I met him in 2004 during my first stay in Lima. He knew some English and practiced a bit with me. He was a regular customer at a the local internet "cabina" ( so much so that the owner would let him... Read more

For Family and Friends

Saturday, February 20, 2010      4 comments

I don't have to look too far - well, I WOULD have to look all the way to South America, but thanks to a good digital camera, I have the images CLOSE BY - to find many good reasons to persevere in exercising. Not to discount my immediate flesh-an... Read more

Setting Captives Free

Wednesday, February 10, 2010      0 comments

In seeking the Lord, I determined today's fast will involve no meat ( with 3 other adults in the house, the leftovers should have no problem being eaten before they go bad), and also minimal computer - I just went to my login points, logged my e... Read more

Pressing In

Monday, February 08, 2010      4 comments

Yes, I'm pressing in, but not towards weight loss, although that may be (and hopefully will be) a by-product. " I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me. thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining to... Read more

Going for it

Thursday, February 04, 2010      4 comments

One of my dear Spark Buddies managed to exercise consistently through the month of January. So, that inspired me to try to do the same for this month - and ever after. Yesterday i didn't get to do my standard cardio workout (Richard Simmons' 60'... Read more

Oh Boy!

Friday, January 15, 2010      2 comments

Whether by some update, or because i downloaded a WinRAR program on my home computer, suddenly I can once again use emoticons and load pictures and post blogs on my home PC! So I changed even MORE photos - putting up some of my oldies from earli... Read more

Breaking Chains

Wednesday, January 13, 2010      5 comments

I had finished the 60 day course, The Lord's Table, at the site (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


Thursday, December 17, 2009      4 comments

"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

Paradigm Shifts

Monday, December 07, 2009      5 comments

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

Tuesday, December 01, 2009      6 comments

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


Tuesday, November 24, 2009      5 comments

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?

Tuesday, November 17, 2009      3 comments

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

Wednesday, June 24, 2009      6 comments

About a month ago I enrolled in an onine Bible study at 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

Thursday, March 12, 2009      1 comments

I have some free time and so I thought I'd write a little about some of the, first, the one featured inthe upper left of my Page.Going from left to right, back row, you ... Read more


Monday, March 09, 2009      0 comments

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

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