How to Exercise in the Kitchen Like Martha … God’s Way

How to Exercise in the Kitchen Like Martha … God’s Way

“As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him. She had a sister called Mary,who sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what he said. But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be made. She came to him and asked, “Lord, don’t you care that my…

Why Rest is the Best Exercise You Need to Be Doing

Why Rest is the Best Exercise You Need to Be Doing

“Come unto me all who are weary and burdened and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28 Sometimes we have seasons of rest by choice. Vacations. holidays. weekends. sleeping in. Other times, we are given seasons of rest that we don’t necessarily enjoy such as illness, injury, a job loss, or just not knowing where God is leading. Lately my life…

How to Exercise Like It’s 1875 … God’s Way

How to Exercise Like It’s 1875 … God’s Way

I’ve always loved the idea of exercise. It’s no wonder, really, since I grew up with a home video selection that included Jane Fonda, accompanied my mom to her aerobics class before I was old enough for school, had the “Get in Shape,Girl” ribbon on a stick, and had both the Sesame Street and Barbie exercise records.     But the…

10 Super Sneaky Ways to Do Your Postural Exercises

10 Super Sneaky Ways to Do Your Postural Exercises

We’ve talked a lot about the importance of posture, moving the way God designed, and how it can affect your health. Now let’s get practical and introduce some “corrective” exercises in order to undo any *ahem* not-so-perfect posture habits we may have learned over the years.   Since I’ve been a little busy moving (due to mold) and resting (due…

What Happened to the Importance of Posture?

What Happened to the Importance of Posture?

“Sit up straight. Shoulders back. Chest up. Good posture.”   How many of us have heard this or something similar before? Though I don’t ever remember being taught good posture or particularly being fussed at over it, I do remember my grandparents being proud of their good posture as they aged.   And it said something about them. That they were…

How Can Being Like Clay Shape Your Life?

How Can Being Like Clay Shape Your Life?

Do remember back in the day when they had those little 25¢ toy dispenser machines at the grocery store? Sometimes when my mom and I were done grocery shopping, she’d treat me to a little container of what I called “slime” from one of those machines. There was something about that slimy stuff that I loved! And even though it dried out…

Does Just a Little Compromise Matter?

Does Just a Little Compromise Matter?

The other day I was pouring a smoothie for supper. And I noticed that I was doing it teapot style. You know …   “I’m a little teapot short and stout Here is my handle, here is my spout When I get all steamed up hear me shout, Tip me over and pour me out!”   Yeah. That one. I…

Is it Better to be Right- or Left-Handed?

Is it Better to be Right- or Left-Handed?

  Is it better to be right- or left-handed?   No.   Next question.   Maybe the question should be, “Was Adam right or left-handed?” Because however he was created is how we were designed to work best.   While the Bible doesn’t really spell that out, we can do a bit of digging using the Bible, what we know of God,…