Congratulations are in store for all of us this morning.  We’re alive and well today, even thriving, and there’s work to be done! This is the morning of hope’s survival.  We are ripe with the possibility of real change.  Love is in the air, and it’s filled with potential.  We realize God is again with…

Welcome.  You’ve come to the right place.  Let me assure you that you are valuable, and that everything in your life is just fine – although things may not appear to be so fine right now.  As a matter of fact, if you are like a lot of us, it’s really hard to be happy,…

BEFORE – at 400 pounds People said I was the nicest, happiest guy they knew when I was 18 years old and 400 pounds.  Inside, though, I was terribly unhappy.  I felt completely unsatisfied, and no amount of food filled me up.  I was miserable. I sought pleasure and satisfaction every way I could, but…

After decades of being told such things like “reach for the stars,” “you can do anything,” and “you can have it all!” from an all-pervasive consumer advertising-driven culture, perhaps it’s time to rethink those ideas.  A lot of us are realizing that pushing ourselves so hard to have it all, may not be the best…

Not that I advocate anything approaching “diet” food, or specially-altered recipes in order to lose or maintain one’s weight.  I do, however, highly recommend making and eating simple, highly flavorful, highly healthy food.  This is an example of an entrée that is really easy to make, delightfully satisfying, inexpensive, low in calories and virtually fat-free. …

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