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Luck or Prayer? Is it Better to Be Lucky Than Good?

I don’t believe in luck; I believe in prayer. Today I have seen my daughter mess up in public and have the fortitude to point out her mistake and rectify it. I’m a proud mommy tonight. However, I don’t believe in luck anymore. I believe in prayer. I leave you with Philippians 4:13 ‘I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.’ Love yourself, and…

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Atop the Dam and Licking Instincts – Weekly Photo Challenge

Hiya, y’all! I hope that today finds you in good health and feeling awesome. I take a lot of pictures from an overhead view, so feeling like I’m atop of the world is relatively easy. Just taking the picture makes me happy even if the subject rebels, and the picture looks totally different from what I saw in my mind. Here is a shot looking down on Denver. It’s…

Massive Sea Monsters and Pain

It has definitely turned out to be one of those weeks when I feel like my body is betraying me, but really I’m betraying my body. Andy and I did a 30 day cleanse, and the burning rash on my hands actually cleared up and went away. We took prebiotics, GX Assist by DoTerra, for 10 days followed by probiotics, PB Assist by DoTerra, for 10 days. The first 10 days were other…

The Healthy Advantage of Fruits and Veggies

We have all noticed changes since we started trying to be more healthy. Slow changes but positive changes all the same. It took about six months before we really started noticing the positive effects of not smoking. It definitely took that long before our metabolisms started to correct themselves. When you smoke, you don’t use all of the food that you consume, so you can eat the exact same amount and gain weight…

The Record of Time Past

It used to be harder to record the passing of time. Before cameras were invented, we only had painted portraits to give us an idea of what our ancestors looked like, and really you only had portraits if your family was well off enough to afford it. Most of us have no idea what our ancestors looked like. Nowadays we can all record our lives with our smart phones that go everywhere with us. We…