3 Top Christian Resources Full of Hope, Science and Scripture for Depression

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Science and Scripture for Depression

If you, or someone you love, is struggling to overcome depression, whether it’s a small thing or a major issue, you need more than just Christian platitudes. Even depression scripture can be misused and misapplied by well meaning people in a most unhelpful way. There is power and hope in trusting Scripture for depression coping strategy. Science and scripture can work together in practical ways to overcome depression and other issues. Today, I would like to share 3 top Christian resources to combat depression scripture based, scientifically proven, and worth your time! The Book that Links Science and Scripture For … Read More

6 Helpful Facts About Christian Healthcare Ministries That Changed My Life

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Christian Healthcare Ministries

I discovered Healthcare Freedom about 3 years ago. And I have not looked back! I found CHM Christian Healthcare Ministries when I was in a bad spot, and needed something quality yet affordable.  I’m not one who likes secrets, so when I find something really cool, I have to share it (hence all the book reviews!). My experience over the last several months has me eager to talk about this with everyone, so here goes! 6 Facts About CHM: Christian Healthcare Ministries Reviews When I began the process of sifting through various Christian healthcare ministries reviews, I checked into the 3 major … Read More

7 Best Christian Pregnancy Books and C-Section Recovery Tips For New Moms

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Christian Pregnancy Books and C-section recovery tips

Today, let’s talk about pregnancy as a Christian Mom. There are some pretty amazing Christian pregnancy books out there, both for moms and kids! I want to encourage you to read these Christian books on pregnancy and postpartum, before you reach that point of overwhelm, if at all possible. If you can’t quite manage that, then read them anyways! Giving birth to a tiny human, made in God’s Image-Such a privilege, whichever way it happens! Mine were both c-sections. The first six weeks postpartum (or as my mom says, “Post Part’em!) are beautiful but far from easy!     You are completely exhausted. … Read More

Top 10 Faith and Fitness Workouts & Devotions Full of Grace

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Faith and Fitness Devotions full of Grace

If you’re anything like me, being active with faith and fitness can be a struggle. We get busy with all the ‘urgent responsibilities’ of life, and as Mark Batterson would say, become irresponsibly responsible, with an improper balance of our responsibilities. You know, if we don’t wash the laundry, shop, and make dinner, who will? But today, let’s challenge the assumption that our faith and fitness are lower priorities, shall we? Let’s see just how awesome our God is, and find a fitness devotional that is inspired by Grace, and faithful workout programs that are more than a bunch of … Read More

How To Improve Mood and Attitude by Meal Planning

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Food for Mood and Attitude

Inside this post: How to Improve YOUR FAMILY’S Mood and Attitude, free printables, and a limited time Menu Planning and Recipe Bundle Special! Hey, have you noticed that your kids are often more agitated (or agitating?) around 4 PM? Or your husband is cranky at 11.30 on his day off? or, just maybe, You’re out of sorts yourself at 2 in the afternoon? When was the last time they (or you) had eaten? What had you eaten? There are so many things that contribute to attitude and mood. Environment. Stress level. Sleep (or lack of sleep). Chemicals (in and around us). … Read More

Fantastic Fall Recipes: Easy, Healthy Allergen Free Favorites

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A Taste of Fall

Being based in Florida, it sure doesn’t feel like fall, so we have to create some of the magic of fall ourselves, with our food choices: enter my Favorite Fall Recipes! Finding ways to do this and stay Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Corn-Free, Sugar-Free… can be tricky, but it Can Be Done! Butternut squash soup, Sweet Potato-based “Fall Shepherd’s Pie” Stuffed Acorn Squash, Pumpkin French Toast!! Pumpkin Smoothie, Apple Crisp! Cooking and Baking have been something I’ve enjoyed since I was little. Not so much the cleanup, but I’ve gotten to the point where I see the blessing in that, too. Many … Read More

Living Corn-Free and Finding Fantastic Flavors

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Living Corn=Free

I have officially been living corn-free for nearly 3 years. I will freely admit that for the first 6 months, I did cheat some. But I started catching on to how my body didn’t like that one bit! I had several things that had just been ‘normal’ in my life, that really are not normal. When I had been away from corn, and then had some corn based treat (Rice Krispy Treats, or Tacos, or …) I found myself most uncomfortable. Sluggish digestion, itchy skin all over, etc. Now, I avoid corn like the plague! Even small amounts leave me … Read More

Nightshade Free-What to do Without Potatoes!

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No Potatoes? Try Cauliflower

When I was first tested using the Electrodermal Screening machine, one of the first things I was told was: You have to go Nightshade Free! This was primarily because of Inflammation, but also Digestive issues. When I was doing some research for you, this site seemed to explain things the best. Basically, not everyone has a problem with Nightshades, and not all inflammation is caused by Nightshades. But if you DO struggle with inflammation, it would definitely be a good idea to try a No More Nightshades lifestyle for a few weeks, just to see if it helps The hardest … Read More

Bookmarking Normal-BEFORE the Crisis

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Normal Numbers

(Affiliate links may be used in this post. please see the full disclosure policy here) Hi guys, I hope you are having a great week! Enjoying normal everyday activities. No mishaps in sight. We never know what exactly is ahead of us, do we? We’re cruising along through the day, then Bam! Your active kid decides to see just how indestructible God really made him. Jumped off of something he shouldn’t have been standing on in the first place, landing on something hard. Or sharp. Or running left, looking right, and-OOPS, that had to hurt! Or “mommy, my head (stomach…) … Read More

3 Steps to Simplify Adopting a Gluten-Free Lifestyle

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Gluten Free and Beyond

Welcome to the Prep-session for my little guy’s birthday party! What to make for dinner was pretty straightforward. Baked chicken and veggies. Dessert, with our health issues, seems much trickier. We’ve had to adopt a gluten-free lifestyle, and it’s been quite an adventure! Removing gluten from our diet isn’t easy, since it’s added to so many foods that you wouldn’t expect. I’ll share my gluten intolerance story here, in hopes that it will help you to be successful in adapting to a gluten-free lifestyle. *Remember, I’m Not a Doctor here! I’m a mom and only sharing my gluten intolerance story … Read More