The Daniel Fast is not a diet. It’s a fast, which is referenced many times in the Bible as a time of restricted eating and focused prayer, as a time to reconnect with God and loosen our grasp on worldly weights. Unlike fasts that exclude all food and drink except water, the Daniel Fast hails a limited food list structured… Continue reading The Daniel Fast
It’s been many months unsaid, but yes, we are still carrying the burden of barrenness, such an ugly word. But it is a worse reality. We have been trying, without success, to bring a little baby into this world for more than two years now. That is 24 months of agony. Twenty-four months of built-up… Continue reading Moving towards adoption
These mini berry galettes were such a pain to make that I actually screamed: I hate baking! But then I changed my mind when I tasted them. Best pastry of my life. No joke.
God is so good. Within this last week, two people have contacted me to sponsor a gal to come on the Women’s Faith Retreat in late October. This is so exciting! Because many people in my region cannot afford to go on a retreat like this. Yet many need it. I’m convinced that retreats are healing… Continue reading Scholarships are coming in!
Well it’s been a long time coming, but here it is: my first “open enrollment” women’s retreat in West Glacier, Montana. The vision was born long ago and developed further in the five years I spent working with YD Adventures, where I led teens and college kids on overnight adventures fixed with risky, adrenaline-pumping activities and a focus on… Continue reading “Peace, Love & Paper Crafts” Faith Retreat for Women
I love it when health goals go viral. It is so encouraging to know that you are part of a flock, collectively beating your wings in one direction. So thanks to Valerie at Atlanta Mom of Three, I took on a few health goals for May. Simply because she did. And I like putting lofty goals in front of… Continue reading May Health Goals Revisited
I needed this. Structure, goals, a glimpse into the life of the self-controlled. The first two are my token traits. I strive for structure and, given a half hour of free time, will often grab a pen and paper to rewrite (again) my week’s schedule. It’s sick, I know. But the self-control thing: not a… Continue reading May Health & Fitness Challenge