Is Dieting Sinful?

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Millions of women are on a diet now. Is dieting wrong in God’s eyes? Is it (gulp) a sin? Diets. Gotta love them, gotta hate them. We women love them because losing weight helps us look better and feel energetic. We hate them because we may feel deprived, grouchy, and fearful that we’ll gain back […]

Easiest Way to Boost Your Mood

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A routine prescription for women with depression and anxiety is exercise. Regular physical activity of any sort can lift sagging spirits in at least three ways. 1. Reduced tension in the muscles, which is largely responsible for your feeling “uptight” and “in knots.” 2. Quicker metabolism of excess adrenaline, a stress hormone that can keep […]

Hurting? How Counseling Helps

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Biblical counseling will bring the life change you want as well as peace, contentment, calm. God has worked a miracle in my life and in the lives of my counselees, and He can work a miracle in you too. Biblical counseling goes by other names: soul care, pastoral care, even intensive discipleship. It leads to […]

How to Be Joyful Every Day!

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“REJOICE ALWAYS.” I bumped into this two-word Scripture just before life spun like a Tilt-o-Whirl. The command to “rejoice always” looked so good on the pages of my Bible that I selected it as a memory verse to lift me up. Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will […]

Do You Stuff God in a Drawer?

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I kind of, sort of stuffed God in a drawer. My focus was all about finishing a book, speaking, and counseling. All good things, but not the best. I even devise a way to finish the book. A stick: deadline! A carrot: vacation day! You’ve probably used the same approach on your kids. You know the […]