Tips For Living a Healthy Life With Faith


Why Do We Pray the Lord’s Prayer?

Most of us have heard or prayed the Lord's Prayer at one time or another. Why do we pray the Lord's Prayer? What is the significance for Christians and when should we use it? What is the Lord's Prayer? The Lord's prayer is a prayer that Jesus used as a way of...

Illustrated Faith “This is Love” Devotional Kit

Tucked between the behemoths of Christmas and Easter comes a little holiday that I love. (No pun intended.)  I know, I know a lot of people begrudge this middle of the month holiday because of it's high stress possibilities. It gets reduced to being about the flowers,...

What is the Holy Spirit Doing in Your Life?

As Christians, we recognize the Triune God of God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. We understand God the Father as creator and loving Father. We see the work of Jesus the Son as he came to earth to be our Savior. The Holy Spirit is a bit harder for us...


Instant Pot Chicken Carnitas

Are you tired of the same 'ole, same 'ole with chicken? These easy and simple Instant Pot Chicken Carnitas are about to put a stop to that! If you are new to Instant Pot Cooking, be sure to check out our helpful series here: Instant Pot for Beginners and Beyond. The...

Banana Souffle Recipe WW Zero Point Dessert

This personal size Banana Souffle Recipe is a delicious breakfast or treat. Best of all, it's zero Weight Watchers Freestyle SmartPoints. Once you try it, you will be making our WW Zero Point Dessert Banana Souffle Recipe often. WW Zero Point Dessert Banana Souffle...

5 Helpful Strategies for Parenting a Child with RAD

If you are parenting a child with RAD (Reactive Attachment Disorder), you know that typical parenting strategies are rarely effective. Instead, the challenge is for you to incorporate therapeutic parenting into your daily life. Therapeutic parenting is challenging at...


43 Tips from Weight Watchers Members for Weight Loss Success

Recently, a reader wrote and asked how she could find long-term success with the Weight Watchers program. While I have had great success with the Weight Watchers points system, each person is unique. Rather than give just my answers, I turned to fellow Weight Watchers...

Instant Pot Sausage and Spinach Spaghetti Recipe

Many people are surprised to learn you can make delicious pasta in your Instant Pot. The Instant Pot makes foods quickly, so it's important you follow careful directions when making pressure cooker pasta, but the end result is delicious because the noodles absorb the...

Bible Journaling On the Go!

Bible Journaling On the Go!

Today was the last day of school. Next year I will have two kids in high school. I can't figure out how they grow up so fast. I was teary eyed all the way home. I couldn't help but think how desperately I want to steal them away and just slow down the clock. So this...

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31 Days of Prayer Bible Reading Plan

31 Days of Prayer Bible Reading Plan

Do you long to have a closer relationship with God yet struggle to find time to pray during busy days? Go deeper with your faith this month with the 31 Days of Prayer Bible Reading Plan. What is Prayer? Prayer is, quite simply, talking to God. If you aren't in the...

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Behind the Scenes: Road Trip

Behind the Scenes: Road Trip

Come take a step behind the scenes with me while I share an eclectic mix of the more intimate details of what’s happening in our lives. If you enjoy a behind the scenes look, be sure to sign up for my email list below. My email readers are my VIPs and for them I share...

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Do You Need to Take a Personal Retreat?

Do You Need to Take a Personal Retreat?

Burn out. Have you ever experienced burn out? Burn out is total exhaustion but even more than that it's a lack of desire and motivation. When ignored burn out can lead to loss of creativity, physical illness, and even depression. I love what I do with a passion and...

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