September 2007

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506. Sunny cool autumn mornings 507. Back stretches 508. Good friends 509. Worthy causes 510. Blessings of health 511. Opportunities to make a difference 512. Second (and third, and fourth) chances 513. An chance to honor God 514. Fresh air 515. Happy laughter

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501. Forgiveness. Realizing that it’s a gift to forgive. A gift to myself as much as (or more than) it is to the forgiven. Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one

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491. Our precious little 2 year old. We celebrated his birthday this weekend with family and a few close friends and J5 had a wonderful time. I am so grateful for his health and vitality. He’s the sweetest soul. I am amazed at how pure and genuine he is. 492. God’s eternal grace. I only

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Ok, so maybe not around the world, but you can probably make a lot of progress on your health in 80 days! Come join us! The Healthy For the Holidays 2007 is still running strong! Please don’t let the date range dissuade you! If you start today, you still have 80 days to make a

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Today, it’s going to be about Remaining in Christ. My quiet time this morning was me asking God a bunch of “How?” questions. How do I do what he wants me to do? I am most comfortable when I have things under control. If I let go of control, chaos ensues. Or at least it

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I recently had another dethroning of one of my idols. I have the tendency to look for people who have what I want and idolize them. A fitter body, a cleaner house, a more faithful devotional life. One by one, my idols have fallen out of my grace. It’s no fault of their own. They

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471. This week’s insanely BEAUTIFUL weather. 472. An emotionally charged debate on the use of the word “perfect”. 473. A mom who still is ready to jump all over anyone who hurts her kids’ feelings. 474. My husband. I can’t adequately convey here just how wonderful he is to me, so I’ll have to go

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I would like to apologize for the frequent changes to my blog template.  I am anxiously awaiting a new custom design and in the meantime I just keep playing around with the existing templates.  I will try to stop now.  🙂

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Welcome to the Healthy for the Holidays 2007 Exercise Challenge! The guidelines & plans are simple: You want to do something to improve your health You’d like to set a goal for yourself to be measured between now and the upcoming holidays. You want to have fun and share your progress with others who are

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462. That I have been blessed with the desire to continue my exercise regimen even though the deadline for the challenge has passed. 463. Being reminded that being grateful is as much a part of obedience as not sinning. 464. Being thought of as nice. 465. Having the ability to choose my actions. 466. Renewed