Tips For Living a Healthy Life With Faith


Bible Journaling: Getting Started with Watercolors

Have you wanted to watercolor in your Bible but weren't sure how to get started? This tutorial will walk you through the process of getting started with watercolors, especially for Bible journaling. Today I am excited to host guest writer Victoria Weaver. Victoria...

Do You Need Confession and Absolution?

Confession is when we admit to God our sins and ask for His forgiveness. Absolution is forgiveness, often with the proclamation of forgiveness spoken out loud. Do you need confession and absolution? Yes! Do not underestimate the importance of true repentance in the...

What is Baptism?

Baptism is a gift God gives to believers. What is baptism? In baptism, physical water and God's spoken Word work together to create or strengthen the gift of faith that's in a person's heart. God knew humans needed a tangible, defined, concrete way to connect is to...


Paleo Strawberry Heart Fudge

Are you looking for a delectable Valentine's Day or other celebration sweet treat that will stay in line with your healthy eating goals? This Paleo Strawberry Heart Fudge fits the bill in every way.  These sweet, creamy bites are sure to satisfy, with all whole...

How to Make Money From Your Blog

Some people blog for fun and others do it as a way to bring in a little extra cash. There are even those people who replace a regular income with what they make from blogging, and a few rare people even far exceed their previous income. Here's how to make money from...


20 Ways to Practice Mindful Eating {with Free Printable}

What is mindful eating and how will it help you? Mindful eating is a conscious effort to slow down and pay attention to your food and body while eating. Mindful eating can help with weight loss and is also important for tuning in to learning your body's signals. This...

50+ Fitness and Exercise Tips for Busy Moms

As a mom, my top priority is taking care of my family. Yet I know I am better able to care for them when I am also taking care of myself. Balancing hectic schedules with attempting to squeeze in exercise isn't easy. As a mom of 5 kids, I get it! Finding time for...

Free Printable Keto Friendly Food List

Are you considering starting a Keto eating program and are looking for a list of allowable foods? A ketogenic diet is one that A ketogenic, or keto, diet is a way of eating that includes a very low amount of carbohydrates (carbs), a moderate amount of protein, and...

20 Encouraging Bible Verses for Weight Loss

20 Encouraging Bible Verses for Weight Loss

For most of us, the weight loss journey is a long and difficult road. When you feel like giving up or need encouragement, turn to scripture like these 20 Encouraging Bible Verses for Weight Loss, for guidance. God cares about your health and weight. Relying on God's...

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10 Ways to Have Fun with Your Husband Again

10 Ways to Have Fun with Your Husband Again

My husband and I stared at each other as we sat on the marriage therapist's couch. We were less than thrilled with the advice she has just given us. The two of you need to learn to have fun together again. When was the last time you laughed and had a good time...

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19 Creative Ways to Use Washi Tape

19 Creative Ways to Use Washi Tape

If you are like most of us when it comes to washi tape, it's easy to amass a collection of the handy rolls pretty quickly. Are you wondering what ways to use this handy little invention? Read on for 19 creative ways to use washi tape. (UPDATE: This was originally 20...

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