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I remember the hopscotch we played at recess in fourth grade.  The school had seen generations of kids come and go — and hopscotch had been a staple game for those thousands of kids.  The board had been drawn in […]

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 […]

Need more protein in your diet?  Greek yogurt packs a powerful punch of muscle-building protein in each serving.  Usually I have to search for recipes that look easy and edible to feature our good-for-you food of the week.  Not a […]

We’ve been talking about making housework into a workout.  Vacuuming is another chore that can become a calorie burner.  Here’s how: As you vacuum the floor, do split lunges. Lunge forward to work the thigh and gluteus muscles. Be sure […]

“We will all do more to pass up pain than we will to pursue pleasure.”  Dr. Neecie Moore in Encouragement for Your Journey. I had to stop and think about that one.  Is it true that avoiding pain is more […]

We are such creatures of habit!  We tend to think the food we always eat is the only edible stuff out there.  Actually, we don’t have to make do with empty calories or starve.  On Thursdays we will be looking […]

Even though I had looked every imaginable place for my Fitbit, the snazzy electronic pedometer my daughter gave me for Mother’s Day, it was nowhere to be found.  But I kept looking, even in the same places I had looked […]

“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 […]

And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee, for my strength is made perfect in weakness.  II Cor. 12:9 I sometimes find myself thinking that I have to be strong or that God won’t be pleased with […]

It’s picnic weather!  Here is a deviled egg recipe that is very low glycemic and high in protein. One dozen hard-boiled eggs, peeled and sliced in half. 8 oz. plain Greek yogurt. 1 TBSP mayo Squirt of mustard salt and […]