One Year

April 26, 2021 marked a year since I started this weight loss journey. I got my one year chip at Celebrate Recovery (CR). God has removed 73.5 pounds. I have learned so much this last year. One thing I have learned is that I have to have boundaries with eating. No boundaries, for me, is […]

God Is My Happy Place #68

The next writing prompt in “God Is My Happy Place” is “God’s Word is full of encouragement and hope. What is your favorite Scripture?” I have lots of favorite Scriptures. I will list a few of my favorites. I cannot narrow this down to just one. Some of my favorite passages are whole chapters, such […]

God Is My Superhero #2

The first superpower I would like to discuss is that He is omnipresent. This means that He is everywhere all the time. He doesn’t have to transport/teleport anywhere, because He’s already there. I don’t have to wait on Him to get here. He has been here the whole time. He is with people on the […]

God Is My Happy Place #67

“How do you see gentleness affecting your daily life?” The next writing prompt in “God Is My Happy Place” is As I started thinking on this, the first line of the following poem came to mind and just stayed there until I wrote it down. Once I wrote it down, the rest just came out. […]

God Is My Superhero #1 Intro

I am going to do a series of posts on how God is my superhero. I’m not sure how many posts I will have in this series. There are a number of aspects of God that I want to cover. I will cover one or more aspects in each post. I may post these every […]

God Is My Happy Place #66

The next writing prompt in “God Is My Happy Place” is “On a scale of 1 to 10, how confident do you feel today?” Well, I haven’t felt very confident lately. Maybe a 6. In fact, I’m not even very confident about writing this post. I don’t seem to know what to write. I write […]

My Inner Child

God is healing my inner child. That inner child Scared Searching for safety Not knowing who to trust Second guessing what is right Using harmful coping mechanisms to get through the day Fearful of the results of not using them Wanting to trust God and those she loves Not knowing how. She loves and trusts […]

God Is My Happy Place #65

The next writing prompt in “God Is My Happy Place” is “When you choose to look at each moment as a moment in which to be thankful, you will find in each moment beauty, joy, and satisfaction.” What joy is found when I am thankful.I see things differently,Without pessimism. Beauty is all around.Everything is colorful.I […]

My Center

I remember when I did gymnastics back in high school. When doing my routine on the balance beam, I had to find my center and find a spot to focus on. If I didn’t have my center, I would fall off. If you have ever watched dancers do a lot of turns in a row […]

Battle Belongs

I heard this song for the first time at Celebrate Recovery this last weekend. It is a very timely reminder in my life right now. I’m going to leave the lyrics and the video here. I hope it is a blessing to you. Battle Belongs by Phil Wickham (I own no rights to the song/lyrics/video) […]