Breaking the Measuring Stick

Breaking the Measuring Stick

I recently got to thinking about my personal fitness. For the past 20-some years, I’ve labeled myself as being in some state of “shape”. I’ve had a few babies and injuries that caused me to be “out of shape”. And I’ve had brief periods where I was “in shape” (you...
It USED to be all fun and games

It USED to be all fun and games

What do you do for fun? Someone asked me that a few months ago, and I really struggled to answer it. I could tell you what I did in my free time. But even though I enjoy those activities, calling them fun would be a stretch. Take reading, for example. I most often...
You Can Take the Girl Out of Church…

You Can Take the Girl Out of Church…

I grew up in a pretty religious environment. And like all religions, this one had a good dose of judgment to go along with the spirituality. This is right. That is wrong. These are the rules. Some people are great at seeing the spiritual aspects of a religion and...
Ch-ch-changes

Ch-ch-changes

Now that 2017 is well underway, how is it going?  Are you feeling optimistic?  Motivated?  Excited?  Or are you wondering, “How is it possible that I’m still in the exact same place?!” I believe we are experiencing this life and all of its circumstances for a reason. ...