Some Love, Truth & Carrots with Dip

“ See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God!” 1 John 3:1 NIV¹ It was an ordinary sibling squabble that ended with something unkind flung at the younger sister and younger sister dishing back whatever she could to older brother before running into her bedroom […]

Why I Pray: Part 3

“ O Lord, you have enticed me, and I was enticed; you have overpowered me, and you have prevailed…” Jeremiah 20:7 NRSV¹ Today, people tend to choose churches or spirituality majorly based on the appeal of the teaching and the music instead of the fervency of prayer. Prayer is foundational to a house of teaching […]

Why I Pray: Part 2

“ I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. Psalms 121:1-2 NIV¹ Almost every religion has its portion of pilgrimages. The devout people go to sacred sites hoping to find inner freedom or solace. We’re living in times […]

Why I Pray: Part 1

“ During the days of Jesus’ life on earth, he offered up prayers and petitions with fervent cries and tears to the one who could save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverent submission…, he became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him…” Hebrews 5:7-9 NIV¹ I cannot […]

Grief & Faith

The depth of your grief doesn’t imply a loss of faith. Grief isn’t a faith crisis but it is transformative. You don’t have to walk through it alone.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGbv0mqhuMs How can we be praying for you? Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official position […]

Only What You Need

“ Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. Galatians 6:2 NIV¹ Here I am, 12:30am, just starting this post. I have been thinking for a solid two weeks straight (in between running around with my “essential” job) about what to write during this rough patch we’re globally […]

Making Room

“ Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. Galatians 6:2 NIV¹ In her book Making Room², Christine D. Pohl noted that in many societies enduring the pain of tragedies, hospitality remains a far fetched moral practice but not an important expression of kindness and response for the […]

Embracing Failure

How do you handle failure when it comes? Ok, so this month we are going to just talk about embracing failure.  First things first, let’s define failure. Dictionary.com defines it as “Lack of success”.  No one likes to look in the mirror and tell themselves that they have failed. It can hurt, whatever the situation. […]

Integrity: The Art of Keeping Promises to Yourself

I have had so many people ask me how I was so successful in my weight loss journey.  Of course, I would tell them the logistics of my journey. You know, my calorie intake, workout routine, all of that. Don’t worry, we will get to that. But when you get past that it really boils […]

Fitness & Family

First of all, welcome to this fitness blog. I’m Becky, and I am so honored and glad you are here! I’d love to start us off with telling you a bit about me and what you can expect from my posts.  Please know that I am not a doctor, nutritionist or a personal trainer. I’m […]