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What Does it Mean to “Fast?”

There’re a few ways to fast. If you run in Christian circles you’ve probably heard of fasting as it applies to your spiritual health. Usually this is incorporated with food fasting. These are both great practices as long as they are done correctly and don’t become another idol. As long as they don’t inadvertently substitute

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Pray to Sleep Better

At the end of every new day, the last thing I do is to have a prayer. “Dear Lord, Did I do what you want me to do today?” And I try to think of what I did throughout the day. Then I confess my shortcomings. I ask God to forgive me. And he does!

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Your Weight-loss Goals

2019 has arrived, people have already joined and dropped out of the gym, weight loss clinics are packed. Dieting is looked at as common-place. Aspiring to be more physically healthy is wise and admirable, but caution should be used when discussing your weight or dieting, in front of your children. According to Maura Hohman, as

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How To Avoid The Flu

1) Avoid sugar.  This includes bread, crackers, pasta, etc.  2) Eat your greens. Eat fresh, raw, dark leafy green veggies. My morning drink includes a handful of organic kale and spinach or dandelion greens, a slice of raw ginger, apple, turmeric, a scoop of protein, a scoop of UltraInflamX, ice and water.  This concoction is rich in vitamins, minerals,

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The 7-Minute Workout

For all of you who don’t like to exercise or say, “I don’t have time,” The American College of Sports Medicine’s Health & Fitness Journal1 reports how you can fulfill the requirements for a high intensity (HIIT) exercise using nothing more than your own body weight, a chair, and a wall. Best of all, this science-backed routine

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Exercise Can Save Your Life

If you study medicine and body movement as far back as Hippocrates (400BC), who is known as the father of medicine, you will find that humans have always known, almost instinctively, that exercise is good for them. Keep in mind, the latest studies on exercise conclude that it won’t produce weight loss unless it’s combined

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Are You Curious?

Remember when you were a kid and you drove your parents or your grandparents nuts with all the questions? Asking those questions were important for your development, so you learned how to get by in this world.  As we age, most of us lose that childlike quality of asking, “why?” Sometimes we just aren’t paying

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Goal Setting in One Word

We typically do traditional goal setting in our family. On New Year’s Day we each share the most significant thing that happened in the year that just passed, and then we each spend a few days praying about and writing down our goals for the new year.   Since most people never set goals and

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For the Love of Grandchildren

I’ve heard it said, “the best thing about having children is having grandchildren.” There’s a lot of truth to that. I love my grandchildren as I love my children, the only difference is, I get to enjoy the delightful things they summon, and don’t have the day-to-day responsibilities of all the really tough stuff. Grandchildren

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