Amazing Grace: No More Obligation

Food for the Spirit

Last weekend, we surprised my nephew for his birthday in Portland.  It was a wonderful time, with a special young boy.   We were headed to the store to get some goodies for his bday party, and unbeknownst to him, I captured a video from the backseat of the car of him singing his rendition […]

December 24, 2016 / By / , , , , / 2 Comments

Living Un”clenched”

Food for the Spirit

I was recently chatting with a friend, and she told me that God was revealing to her how “clenched” she was living life.  She described the symptoms:  tightness in the neck/jaw/shoulders/body, lack of patience, short with people/time, exhausted, etc etc.  She dialogued about how she was learning to consistently live from peace, and the journey […]

December 14, 2016 / By / , , , , , / Post a Comment

Onward and Upward

Food for the Spirit

Reflecting on my Thanksgiving, I can’t help but be grateful as I look around.  My life, although far from perfect, is full of joy.  My house is full, my family is near, and the decibel levels under my roof are loud.  It’s the way I love it to be, the way I love it to […]

December 5, 2016 / By / , , , / 2 Comments

Burn the Bird Workout

FitnessFood for the Body

So I’m a tad late posting this, because when I have company, my computer and phone and tablet get stashed and buried into a closet in the evenings. My sis, bro-in-law, and I did this amazingly tough yet simple workout on Black Friday.  Because I’d rather run 4 miles in the cold and do 500 […]

November 30, 2016 / By / , , , , , / 2 Comments

Happy Cyber Monday! Igniting Gratitude=Free Gift Wrap

Food for the Spirit

Hey guys! Happy Cyber Monday!  I haven’t bought one thing online yet, and hoped maybe this would catch you soon enough before the day’s over.  I just wanted to drop a note to let you know that there is  through December 20th for anyone who buys the Ignited Gratitude Journal as a gift.  Be sure […]

November 28, 2016 / By / Post a Comment