Category Archives: Self-Improvement

The Miracle of Santification

“The Lord works in mysterious ways.” This phrase, oft-used though it is, pertains to so many different situations. The mind and the ways of God are so incredible, there are really no words to describe them. “For My thoughts are … Continue reading

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The Struggle Between Time with God & Working Out

I’ll admit, I prefer a story with a neat and clear-cut resolution. A little bow on it, with all the details wrapped up. For that reason, I would be a terrible movie critic, because I am too easily pleased with … Continue reading

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Portion Control: A Key to Weight Loss

As time has marched on, a sad truth has sunk into my brain: how much I eat makes a huge difference in weight loss or gain. “Um, duh, Summer,” you might say. More specifically, watching the portions of what I … Continue reading

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My 2018 Running Goal: 500 miles. Action Plan Included. (Anyone want to join me?)

I’ve been on a journey of running for fitness off and on since high school. While I haven’t always been consistent, it is the one form of cardio that I always go back to. Partly because there aren’t many exercises … Continue reading

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I’m Sorry, You Apologized for WHAT?? A Brief Look at Our Over-Apologizing Culture

I can’t tell you how it started. I can tell you that once I noticed it, it was everywhere, and impossible to ignore. Not to mention, a little upsetting. The overuse of “I’m sorry.” I was formerly a power-user of … Continue reading

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6 Qualities That Will Make You More Endearing to Others

We’ve all encountered people that rock our world for the better. When we meet such a person, we delight to be in their presence as much as possible. They inspire us to be better people ourselves by their example. While … Continue reading

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How I Beat My Sugar Addiction: An Ongoing Victory Story

Ever since I was a small child, I’ve been a sweets enthusiast. Growing up, my mom would often refer to me as her “little sugar addict.” That was usually when I was either stuffing my mouth full of cookies or … Continue reading

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