Towards a Healthier Lifestyle

Jan 31

Towards a Healthier Lifestyle

So, the new year has begun. How are all those resolutions you set? Are you succeeding with any of them? It’s difficult to succeed in making healthier choices in life. We all know we need to slow down, eat better, exercise more, spend more time with God and our families. Yes, it’s all there in black and white in our heads, but it’s just so hard...

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Getting Unstuck

Jan 17

Getting Unstuck

First of all, very exciting news! I was interviewed by a reporter for Chatelaine magazine – read the results here: How to stick to your walking workout I’d be grateful if you’d pass it on! As you know, I’ve been experimenting with my life in a fairly concentrated fashion lately. The most extreme experiment being that of attempting...

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Declaring War on Weight Loss!

Dec 17

Declaring War on Weight Loss!

Sometimes when you’re trying to lose those pounds, you need more than will-power, checklists, discipline, and hard work. You need warfare! A while back, looking for just this kind of help, I found a great prayer online that is powerful, and keeps me well-focused on my goals. It’s long, but by the end of the few minutes it takes to declare it,...

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1,2,3, Breathe

Nov 12

On Wednesday I wrote about stress and the adrenals. Today I want to remind you of a wonderful trick I use to help me cope with the stress when I recognize that it’s getting to me – Breath prayer. I’ve written about breath prayers before, but thought I’d bring it back up. It’s such a wonderful way to unwind and relax, and can be done...

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A Baptist, Celtic, Wanna-be-Nun

Sep 10

A Baptist, Celtic, Wanna-be-Nun

My own ethnic heritage is Welsh/English. My maternal Grandparents were immigrants from Wales, met here in Canada, married, and raised their family here.   My paternal Grandparents were from the Birmingham area in England and came to Canada several generations ago. I never thought much about my heritage until I married my Belfast boy.  I became fascinated with the...

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In His Steps

Mar 31

In His Steps

Tom and I are continuing our journey in learning to “Live Free”.  It’s been challenging, scary, tearful, and exhausting, but we’ve also seen where it’s going to bring freedom and truth to our faith. I remember when I first started homeschooling, I wondered if I was “qualified” enough to do it. I had partial teacher training...

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