Ever since we were young children we’ve heard mothers tout the importance of sleep (even God places a high priority on rest) – but the explanation of sleep’s importance has generally been lacking. Our sleep schedule represents one of the most overlooked and undervalued contributors to our health. In today’s post, I share reasons why sleep is important.
When we struggle with sugar addiction and food fixation, we don’t need another resolution… and we don’t need more resolve. What we need is more of Jesus. Not a resolution that we make, but a revolution that He makes… in us. We need a Jesus-revolution in our lives to transform our eating (and drinking too). Join me as Wendy Speake shares how a New Year’s revolution of Christ’s power can causes our waistlines to decrease as faith lives increase.
Does the busyness of the holiday season leave you zapped of peace and joy? How do you take care of yourself in the midst of all the holiday preparations? With a little planning, you can keep the peace and joy that God offers by giving yourself a gift of love. 15 ways to take care of yourself this Christmas.
Grace. Such a simple word, but so complex. It took personal trainer Amy Connell years to learn to give herself grace in her health journey. For so long, she was bound by rules and expectations she was never meant to live. In His mercy, God gently pulled her out and taught her to take care of her body so she can do what He is calling her to do. Today, she shares with all how to give ourselves GRACE in our health.
Have you ever juggled your need to get much done with your need to be restored through rest in God? Just as work is valuable, rest has great value. It is easier for me to get caught up in the busyness of my day than to make time for rest. Rest requires courage. In today’s post, Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith shares about the value of rest in God. Take the quiz to find out what type of rest you’re missing.
While I am an author, I am also an avid reader of other authors’ books, and am frequently asked for resources to help my patients, friends, and family with situations they encounter. So I thought you might like to see my list of Top 25 must read, life changing books (the best books about living life to the fullest) from books read this past year.