The following is as real as I get, and my stomach hurts with the weight of all I'm about to say... but to paraphrase something my friend said the other day, there's greater strength in letting things out, or letting them go, than there is in hol... Read more
"Whether the weight gain is a pound or ten pounds, did you ever ask yourself why does holiday weight gain happen at all?
Here are some common answers I’ve heard:
“I’m too busy over the holidays to work out as often as usual.”
“I’... Read more
I'm cleaning up some loose ends so I can begin my New Year with as little emotional clutter as is possible. I want to hit the ground with a running sense of freedom to move ahead.
From my own experience, I find it very disturbing when peopl... Read more
For all of you hoping to find a fitness trainer, or some special piece of exercise equipment, under the tree this year...
"A WOMAN'S WEEK AT THE GYM
For my birthday this year, my daughter (the dear)... Read more
...an acronym for the journey, and the New Year!
10 STEPS TO TURNING YOUR LIFE AROUND
By Dr. Suzan Johnson Cook
Up is the movement ... Read more
...So I'm avoiding shovelling snow by doing this!
(...And if you think this has nothing to do with 'sparking' check out question #31, and check out 'CHEER UP!" at www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal.asp?id=R AMONAZF ... Read more
I was prised out of my torpor and lassitude today by the following post:
"I see problems, instead of possibilities.
I find excuses instead of solutions.
I'm grumpy instead of gracious.
I've been seeing only scarcity instead of abun... Read more
Is livin' ever 'easy'? Is 'livin' even supposed to be easy, or is it designed to mold us into the marvels of wonder we are created to be?
Well, it’s been two and half months, and I almost can’t say where the time has gone. But I’m feeling g... Read more
I know it's been a long time to leave the story hanging, but the whole thing is running on God's time, and God's time is largely incomprehensible in a human context. I thank all of you who have taken an interest and expressed your support and co... Read more
If you're here expecting one of my usual 'well-considered' reflections, where I'm finally putting down on paper the conclusions I've come to after carefully mulling things over for some time... I'm sorry, you're in the wrong place today. Feel fr... Read more
"Miracles happen within the rules!" GOD, in 'JOAN OF ARCADIA'
I LOVE this line.
For those of you unfamiliar with the weekly TV show, 'Joan of Arcadia' told the story of Joan - an American teenager - who believes she is being guided i... Read more
My MOPS Challenge had a cleaning component to it this week... 'SPRING Cleaning'. You know what that means - going through your house, room by room, systematically moving furniture, washing walls, washing curtains, airing out what can't be washed... Read more