As the leaves change colors, and the smell of pumpkin spice fills the air and entices our taste buds, we all know the season has changed from summer to fall. My advice? Close your eyes, drink in the moment and slow down enough to enjoy autumn. Let the sights and smells and tastes of the …

What one food: Is grown in almost every state of the US with Washington being the most famous? Was given as pay to teachers? Do Americans eat 120 days per year? Reduces heavy metals in the body? Has an aroma that can lower blood pressure – just by smelling it? If you guessed apple …

My son Owen has always been unique. We used to keep a diary of all of the smart and funny things he used to say when he was learning how to talk and when he was in elementary school. We thought he was so clever. Once when he was little, he told us that …

It sounds sacrilegious, I know, but bear with me. I’m not suggesting that Jesus was a couch potato, or a slacker when it comes to exercise. In Biblical times, movement was a part of everyone’s lifestyle. There was no Uber or Lyft to get from point A to point B; you basically had to …

I recently went zip lining for the first time in Belize with my husband, my brother, and my sister-in-law. The four of us were excited as we made our way through rural Central America in our rented SUV, carrying plenty of water, extra snacks, and sporting our trendy outdoor gear to look like experienced …

Some girlfriends and I had a tradition of renting a house in Berkley Springs, West Virginia, for a spring get-away. As young moms, we carved out the time for a much-needed break from our usual responsibilities. It was a treat to hike in the mountains, get massages at the main lodge, and do a …

Y’ALL….I am home from my VERY FIRST workshop… And I am just OVERWHELMED with SO many things… Excitement. Joy. Ideas. Love. And most importantly… The Holy Spirit!! That feeling you get when you finally figure out what God is calling you to do. When you realize you are about to make that big leap …

Jeannie and Amy welcome you to celebration week at Body & Soul! This week we gather to celebrate 35 years of ministry,  and we invite you to rejoice with us,  whether you can attend in person or not. “Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again; Rejoice!”  Philippians 4:4 This is a …

Does this blog title excite you or bring you anxiety? Do the limitless possibilities in your life cause you to begin making a list of all the many choices you get to make today, or remind you that you’ve never been a strong decision-maker and you’d rather not have to choose? Well, possibilities require …

Most every year for the past eight years, I have attended a Christian Wellness week sponsored by First Place 4 Health. Five years ago, my time there was a pivot point for my future. Early in the week, my blood tests results returned, the nurse called with bad news and the negative report shook …