I know. I missed yesterday. It was a crazy day! We are in the middle of getting ready for a move in 11 days. You can imagine the work going on.
I’m loving Isagenix. The high quality shakes keep me satisfied for a few hours. I can’t say that about any other shake I’ve tried. It gives me the motivation to keep going.
I highly recommend anyone try this program if you are having a hard time losing weight. It feeds your body the nutrients it needs to detox, which, in turn, helps the body shed the fat.
I can’t wait to see where the next 15 days will take me!
Today was another lesson in who I really rely on to be victorious. My Jesus helped me get through a day that I thought wasn’t going to be difficult. I was wrong. I’ve never done too well with going without food, but it is a wonderful opportunity to draw from Christ’s power.
Thankfully, tomorrow is my last day of “cleansing” for the rest of this 30 day challenge. God will help me get through it.
Today I had another great energy day until…2:00. For some reason, I hit a slump and felt like I needed a nap. I haven’t felt like this all week. So, I took a 15 minute nap.
However, I will say this. Normally, after a nap I would have still been sluggish the rest of the day. But not today! I had a lot to do the rest of the day (grocery shopping, getting my children ready for gybed, and more baking) with plenty of energy after all was said and done.
All in all, it has been a great day. No cheating, even with the baking.
We’ll see what happens tomorrow!
I am in shock as to how much energy I have! I can’t remember the last time I felt this good. And three days running is not bad.
I told my friends tonight that even if I didn’t lose any weight (I’m sure I will, though), I would continue this program just to feel this great.
Today was a very busy day. Cleaning, decluttering, packing. Usually I would have been exhausted by 2 in the afternoon. Not today! It’s in the late evening and I still don’t feel tired.
I’m ready for this awesomeness to continue tomorrow.
If you’re riding the fence of not knowing if you should do this program, jump over to the side I’m on. You will not regret it!
Someday equals fear in my life. It’s acknowledging the fact that I want something to happen and I actually have a plan, a plan the Holy Spirit laid on my heart, but I’m plain scared to move forward in that direction.
I guess it’s a bit like jumping into the unknown. There’s exhilaration, excitement, but the ever-growing fear that I’ll flat on my face in embarrassment.
But, then, the Holy Spirit whispers to me that this plan He has laid out for me is in the end not about me.
It is about obedience.
This is all He asks of me. The rest…is up to Him.
So, someday is out of the question. Today is the day.
I want to give my children real heroes to look up to. Not the ones who parade around with an inflated sense of self.
The ones who offer themselves to God for his service, even if it means that they will lose themselves, are the ones I want to point them to.
One way of doing this is to have audio books for them to listen to. The book I’ve been searching for has finally come across my path! I’m so excited!!
God’s Smuggler is a fabulous book about the courage and devotion of one man to delivering copies of the Bible to people who lived behind the Iron Curtain.
If you would like to have an audio copy of the book for free, go to Christian Audio. It will be free for the month of February.
Wait on God. Then act. But, it’s so easy to put it in reverse.
If you enjoyed Emily’s video last week, then I hope you’ll tune for this one.
You’ll be blessed!
Creativity is not my strong suit. I am learning, however, to think outside the box.
As you know, I’ve finished a book on the fruit of the Spirit. But, I didn’t want to just have a book. I felt that it was important to have a companion for the book that will enable people to dig for themselves. I had some ideas and I looked at other journals, but my problem is when I see something I like, I have a difficult time thinking outside the box to make it my own. I needed help with getting the creative juices flowing!
I’ve been praying about it and asking the Lord to bring someone along my path that would help me with this. Yesterday he answered my prayer! Yeah!!
My good friend, Cynthia Groff, has a creative bent and she said that just by listening to what I want and looking at different journals that I like, the wheels were already turning. She would be glad to help me out.
God is good. Each step of the way in this book writing journey, he’s provided someone to encourage me.
Thank you, Lord!
It seems that the beginning of a project is the easiest. No risk of failure, since at this point no one sees it. It’s just a private moment where you’re plodding away doing what God has laid on your heart.
Then comes the time when you need to step out in faith and move forward with the plan God has. I think this is the most scary for me. What if it’s a flop? What if it will appear that I’ve wasted my time in this venture?
The blessing about all of this is God’s view of success is not mine. He doesn’t care about numbers. He cares about obedience. Faithfulness.
This is what will matter when we get to Heaven. And he will say, “Well done.”
With this thought, I have submitted my manuscript to my editor. This is when the real leg work will begin.
Let the games begin!