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H.A.L.T. — Don’t get too hungry, too angry, too lonely, or too tired.  But how do you do that?  How do you avoid getting in a dangerously tempting position? It takes planning.  Start planning before you even head to the […]

Some days it seems like the cookies are holding us captive.  Temptation surrounds us and we can do nothing but fail.  It seems hopeless. Elijah’s servant certainly felt hopeless and helpless when he looked out in the morning and saw […]

The promises of God in him are yea…. (II Cor. 1:20) I squatted down and looked the annoying, whining child in the eye. “If you are going to stay with me, we need to get something straight,” I told him […]

I hope you have been enjoying walking with the Lord.  Click here to read about the best walking buddy. Yesterday we talked about beginning your conversation with some words of appreciation.  Today I have a suggestion for what to talk about […]

Yesterday we talked about walking with Jesus — picturing Him walking beside you, just outside your range of vision as you follow your exercise route.  So what do you say to Jesus? Most of us start out with our list […]

Ye are bought with a price. Therefore glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God’s. I Corinthians 6:20 We can do what we want with our own bodies, right?   But are these bodies our own?  When […]

Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress. Have mercy upon me and hear my prayer.  Ps. 4:1 Do you feel distressed, depressed, and like giving up?  There’s a […]

“Anyone can carry his burden, however hard, until nightfall.  Anyone can do his work, however hard, for one day.  Anyone can live sweetly, patiently, lovingly, purely, till the sun goes down.  And this is all life really means.”  ~Robert Louis […]

Thou hast put gladness in my heart, more than in the time that their corn and their wine increased.  Psalm 4:7 Naturally skinny people can by trying at times.  They can eat what they want and never seem to gain […]

Yesterday I didn’t do so well sticking to my plan.  In fact, it was the kind of day when I washed out in lots of areas.  Here is one of my favorite verses.  I use it a lot — and […]

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