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Choosing to Celebrate - My Story of Waiting for My Children. by Jenni Gillespie

Choosing to Celebrate – My Story of Waiting for My Children. by Jenni Gillespie

It’s a joy to have my sweet sister-in-law Jenni share her story on Community Eats. Jenni is one of my very dearest of dears and watching her celebrate life as she waited for her babies to arrive, well, it was truly beautiful. I hope many of you will find hope as you read, and in […]

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Am I Doing Too Much?

Am I Doing Too Much?

 by Melody Haldeman (Photo credit:Shutterstock) Natalie asked me to continue on the topic of self care this month.  I’m happy to share a few more thoughts on this topic as I believe it’s a foundational issue at the basis of our effectiveness in our family, the world and our relationship with God.   The heart […]

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Stressed out soccer moms...?!

Stressed out soccer moms…?!

While we are on the subject of liking ourselves, taking care of ourselves, and general well being… we should really talk about stress. For many of us with kiddo’s, SCHOOL started this week. It’s ugly to admit, but many of us live under a cloud of stress and striving named “making sure my kids come […]

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Convenient Centerpieces-guest post by Kirsten Graves

Convenient Centerpieces-guest post by Kirsten Graves

Taking care of ourselves often means making our spaces pretty, and I  love a woman that exercises her artistic muscles to make things around her pretty! I had the privelidge of sharing a year in South Africa with Kirsten. She lived with us, loved us, and we walked through thick and thin together! Her creativity […]

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The Genesis Project: 90 Day Wellness Overhaul

The Genesis Project: 90 Day Wellness Overhaul

In this ‘Beauty of Fitness’ series we are talking about lots of ideas etc. Doesn’t this inspire you to DO something about your health and fitness? Today we share with you ‘The Genesis Project’, a 90 day wellness overhaul designed and coached by Lu Crenshaw. I have completed it, Natalie is currently in the middle […]

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Working out: how Beth stays motivated

Working out: how Beth stays motivated

by Bethany Reid  Note: New recipe up today: ‘clean’ Teriyaki Sauce. It’s a family favorite and an absolute must try!  We are 4 weeks into our 6 week series by Lu Crenshaw on working out, health, and what motivates you to/stops you from giving your all. Today I wanted to share with you my workout […]

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The Beauty of Fitness: Not Quite to the Line

The Beauty of Fitness: Not Quite to the Line

How many times have you stood in front of the mirror and picked apart your body? “My butts too big. My thighs are disgusting. I wish I had a straighter nose”. This list could go on and on and on, but I shall stop there. I don’t want to give you any more ideas. I […]

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The Beauty of Fitness: A Six Week Series

The Beauty of Fitness: A Six Week Series

As we head into the summer we are continuing our ‘Healthy Living’ theme with a 6 weeks series on fitness by my dear friend Lu Crenshaw. Fitness is key to living long and healthy, and Lu is absolutely the best person to share with you, our dear readers, on this subject.  Lu and I have […]

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