We throw off the lie of perfection and cling to our identity in God as we strive to be whole, healthy, and fit. Our goal is wholeness, not perfection.

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12 Days of Christmas – Health and Wholeness Challenge

12 days of christmas

I thought I was behind on the whole “12 Days of Christmas” thing, but thanks to the Interweb I learned that the 12 days don’t start until after Christmas – on the 26th.  Which is perfect, because then I’ll have plenty of time during the Christmas break (which by the way all school district employees MUST say Holiday break thanks to a lawsuit) to compile my “Health and Wholeness Challenge” tips. The tips will range from healthy cooking hacks to simple DIY home spa treatments.  There will be no post holiday shaming or guilt tripping you back into the gym.  As always, wholeness is our goal, not perfection.

Is there anything specific you’d like to be included in the 12 day challenge?  Any area you’re seeking some motivation, encouragement, or accountability?

To the Christian Teacher in a Public School

An uplifting and encouraging call for teachers to live out our faith.

My Story, My Song

How many times have you heard the term (or one similar) “They’ve taken God out of public schools!”? I’ve heard it many, many times but so far it has failed to worry me.

Don’t get me wrong, it saddens me that a teacher can actually get fired if he or she offends someone by praying aloud or teaching scripture in a public school. It sickens me that some school systems (not mine) have taken the phrase “under God” out of their daily Pledge of Allegiance. It frustrates and sometimes angers me that other religions seem to be tolerated so quickly, yet Christianity simply will not be tolerated in some public school systems. It makes me want to cry out “What are we doing?”

But when I get completely worked up over laws and rights, I feel the gentle push of the Holy Spirit saying this to me: “When was the last…

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