In the Garden

Whew!  What a week with busy days, busier nights and a crazy busy weekend.  I’m ready for some down time. Are you getting enough down time? As an evangelical Christian, a daily quiet time is very important to my personal mental health.  On my reflections lately, I noticed a theme.  It comes from the Garden…

Rest

The most tired I have ever been in my life was at the end of a 30 day adventure in Thailand in 2008. I was still trying to adjust to the time change on the other side of the planet. And I had a 21 hour flight to suffer through. I remember very little from…

Social Media

Back in December 2018, I surveyed the amount of time I spent on social media. It was too much! About 33 percent of my free time was checking updates on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram alone. So, in keeping with my plan to focus on my personal health, I deleted all three of those accounts. I…

Weights and measures

Honest weights and scales are the Lord’s; All the weights in the bag are His work. – Proverbs 16:11 NKJV When many people ask me how I am losing so much weight, they ask with eager anticipation, as though I am about to reveal some dark, mysterious secret. When I say it’s because I measure…

Perfection

Where no oxen are, the trough is clean; But much increase comes by the strength of an ox. – Proverbs 14:4 NKJV Diets are breeding grounds for perfectionism. We tend to get virtually religious in our beliefs about what and when to eat. But the truth is, our bodies are so efficient that perfection tends…