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Spiritual Kids
Monday, April 12, 2010      6 comments

Every now and then I think about why I am doing this...pushing myself to get on the exercise bike, to walk my granddaughter to school rather than drive her, to put in Richard Simmons when I'd rather sit around... I don't have to look farther t... Read more
Monday, March 29, 2010      3 comments

1 Corinthians 9:27 in the Amplified Bible says "But [like a boxer] I buffet my body [handle it roughly, discipline it by hardships] and subdue it, for fear that after proclaiming to others the Gospel and things pertaining to it, I myself s... Read more
Saturday, March 20, 2010      4 comments

Well, I got the results of my taxes yesterday. I had laid a fleece before the Lord (as per Gideon in the book of Judges, chapter 6.) And while it is a nice return, it is not enough to hold us over during the summer months. I'm going to have to l... Read more
Friday, March 12, 2010      2 comments

The calendar may SAY that March 20 is the first day of spring, but climatologically speaking, spring usually doesn't feel like it's here till April. Even so, we look for those little harbingers...crocus and buds, and of course my favorite, the A... Read more
Friday, March 05, 2010      7 comments

I'll have to take some before and after pictures soon. But for now, I just want to give thanks to God. Background: When my younger DD and her DH , and my DS and DDIL (and baby) were here in 2008, we were hoping they could assume the mortgage so ... Read more
Wednesday, March 03, 2010      2 comments

I love New York, because the seasons are temperate. Neither too hot nor too cold for any extended period of time. Nevertheless, I DO tire of winter weather, even though the snow gives me more cardio ... Read more
The Reason For It All
Sunday, February 28, 2010      2 comments

My favorite spiritual son, Abel, is a real computer whiz. He encouraged me to make a video on my computer, and being computer illiterate as I am, I needed some instruction to use my own machine. So he sent me a link to a program I could download... Read more
Saturday, February 27, 2010      3 comments

While I am getting tired of winter, I have to admit snow is very pretty before it gets covered in dirt. And it's appr... Read more
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

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