Motivation Monday – His Mercy is real.


There is unending confusion within Christianity.

It can be really frustrating.

People will say you haven’t done enough.

Or aren’t good enough.

Etc, etc, etc.

But remember, the thief on the cross was a piece of garbage. And the Lord showed him mercy when he was unable to do anything about his situation.

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Don’t try saving the world, while losing your own family!

army_kids_paint_carve_pumpkins_for_family_readiness_group_dvids217610A lot of Christians (including myself at times) want to try and save the world. We feel like we need to be out evangelising and bringing as many people to Christ as we can. Though this is a GOOD thing, it is much more important to ensure YOUR OWN children are being brought up with the love, knowledge, and fear of the Lord.

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Listening and Doing

19 My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, 20 because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires. 21 Therefore, get rid of all moral filth and the evil that is so prevalent and humbly accept the word planted in you, which can save you.

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Making your fitness goals a reality


One word…PATIENCE!

Nobody ever got fit overnight. It takes time.

The best routine or program is the one that you stick with and complete.

Motivation will only take you so far and then you must discipline yourself to workout on the days that you don’t feel like it.

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No woman was ever called to preach


This isn’t a popular thing to say but it is what it is;

You can’t just form your own opinions on a matter that the bible has made clear. No matter if its a part of what your church does or if someone has wrapped it up in a fancy bow and made it sound real nice.

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Motivation Monday 12 – the name of Jesus


Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved. – Acts 4:12

That means no other! None! Nadda! If you don’t come to God through Jesus, you are not saved nor ever will be.

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Motivation Monday – Happiness depends on YOU!


800px-uncle_sam_pointing_fingerIts Monday, time to get motivated;

Happiness depends on you!

Start by making or keeping yourself happy by doing or stopping the following:


…looking to other people for approval!

…caring what others think!

…listening to others garbage opinions!

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Round 3 in J-Pouch surgery.


I just finished Round 3 of 3 in J-Pouch surgeries. I no longer have an ileostomy bag, and it is wonderful. But it didn’t feel that way at first…

I was scheduled to have my final surgery sometime in July. I was at the hospital, hooked up to the IV, had the gown on, the whole deal.

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How to tie a fishing line.


This site is probably the best I have ever come across for tying fishing line. It shows how to tie all kinds of useful fishing knots. Line to line, Line to lure, etc. If you are a fisherman/ woman, you will get some useful info here.

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Fitness tips for Moms.


Being active and weight training are two other things I really enjoy.

We are blessed enough to have our own gym set up in our home. But I know not everyone has that same luxury. If you are looking to get in shape, get healthier or just want to start working out, but don’t feel like you have the time or money to pay all those gym fees, then know you are not alone.

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