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Slump Time Encouragement Archives

“He transforms the very things that were before our greatest hindrances into the chiefest and most blessed means of our growth. No difficulties in your case can baffle Him….Put yourself absolutely into His hands, and let Him have His own …Read More

Delight thyself also in the Lord and He shall give thee the desires of thine heart.  Psalm 37:4 The skinny woman on the commercial zips up her size two pants and looks in the mirror with pride.  Then we see …Read More

How do you feel when you start a weight loss plan? I always felt angry.  I would think about the people who were not satisfied with me as I was and, yes, I resented them!  It just wasn’t fair that …Read More

But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. James 1:22. “I’ve read every diet book on the market, but none of them have done me any good,” a friend proclaimed recently. Too true.  …Read More

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 …Read More


A crumpled check is still good money, if the signature is on it. So is a crumpled prayer, if Jesus name is really on it. -J. Piper Not sure how to pray for your weight loss?  Not sure your motives …Read More

Bad habits are easier to abandon today than tomorrow. ~Yiddish Proverb The longer you do keep on with poor eating habits, the harder it will be to break them and form new ones.  Think it’s too late to start a …Read More

I inched along the unfamiliar street, looking from the GPS on my phone to the street signs, trying to figure out where I was.  I sighed.  It happened again. I was lost. I’m famed for losing my way, even on …Read More

When goods increase, they are increased that eat them. Ecclesiastes 5:11 This Scripture verse probably has a deeper meaning — but it is true for us who are on a quest to live a healthier, more active life and are …Read More