There’s a healthy sweet for the gluten free, vegan, low carb, paleo, refined sugar free, and anyone else on your list. We’ve rounded up all kinds of healthy sweets that are sure to bring a smile to everyone’s face.
Archives for November 2019
“If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him – the people who give you their food give you their heart.” This quote by Cesar Chavez embodies what Jesus teaches about meals. Meals are tangible experiences of grace the book of Luke is full of. The lessons in this post are sure to guide and equip you for every meal you provide, and are part of, this holiday season. What better Bible study for the holiday season than learning from the meals Jesus shared. Eating with Jesus shows that meals aren’t just about comfort and familiarity, they’re opportunities to put God first, serve, rely on God’s provision, and disciple.
We’ve done all the planning for you and compiled 27 Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes that are sure to please everyone at the dinner table. Paleo, Gluten free, Vegan, Whole 30, and regular ‘ol “eats anything” people are sure to find more than enough to eat when you plan your Thanksgiving meal around the recipes we’ve rounded up for you. Use this Thanksgiving Meal Planning Sheet to organize your meal and cook times.Then sit back, have a cup of tea, and relax for a minute before next week’s cooking begins.
Have you ever wondered if God thinks you’re beautiful? If you’re like most women you want to look and feel beautiful. But instead you spend your time thinking about the “don’ts” and the “have’s”. I don’t have a small waist, I have a big belly, have a big rear, have cellulite. Have you ever stopped and instead thanked God for the way you look before you’ve styled your hair, put on any make-up, or squeezed yourself into some spanx. True gratitude for every square inch of your body has been proven to change the way you think and feel about your appearance. It even changes the way you care for the amazingly beautiful you God created and the way you care for your body, will change your appearance. Because of this I’m going to show you why and how to write a gratitude letter to your body. Woman of God, life won’t be perfect because you’re thinner, prettier, or whatever it is you wish you were.
Have you ever wondered if God wants you to exercise? I mean really…does He even care if you’re physically active? I believe the answer to those questions are yes! Look in the mirror…do you see those muscles, the bendable joints, the bones? God put them all together perfectly because He knew women would need to be strong, flexible, and able to move quickly from one thing to the next. Exercise or being physically active, is not just good for women, it’s great. Because of that, this post will provide you with why and how much you need to exercise, plus 10 equipment free ways to move your body. There are so many ways you benefit when you choose to be mindful about moving your body. Guess what – it’s even possible to work exercise into your busy life.
Waiting…not something anyone likes or, for the most part, is very good at. Maybe you’re in a season where it feels like you’ve been waiting forever for God to do something. No matter what your waiting season looks like, this post has something for you. We’ll use David’s life, and the Psalms he wrote, as our guide for discovering what the Bible says about “waiting on the Lord” and how waiting benefits us. By the end of this Bible study style post I pray you’ll be able to do as it says in Isaiah 40:31.
Mindful eating, at its simplest, is about paying attention to the what, where, when, why, and how’s of what you eat. The blogosphere and Dr. Google are overflowing with mindful eating promises. Will it work for you and how’s a Christian woman supposed to know if mindful eating is even okay? This post will provide mindful eating practices that work, while still honoring the God who made you and the food He created to nourish His temple, your body.
Keeping your mind on God or “setting your mind on things above” is tough, but tough doesn’t mean impossible. If you’re struggling to keep your mind stayed on the Lord, you’re not alone. Even Jesus’ disciples, who were with Him all day, struggled with this. We’re going to use their stories and Jesus’ replies, to learn why you and I are supposed to keep our hearts and minds on things above. Before we get to the disciples we’ll explore Colossians 3:1-4 to learn what we can about this mindful Christian behavior of keeping your heart and mind on God. After all, there are a lot of other things to think about and fill your mind with, right?