Let me tell you a little story about a journey I am on. A journey to true (and lasting) health and wellness for myself and for my family. I look around and everyone I see is either very unhappy with their weight, struggling to lose weight, or wishing they could be healthier. It wasn’t …

Hi Everyone! Today we are revamping and taking you back to last year’s 4th of July SPARK workout by our own Amy Stafford, President of Body & Soul. So while it’s not quite the holiday weekend, you’ll be sure to stay fit for the holiday with this themed exercise routine. Enjoy! Join our Summer …

A group of us were sitting in a small group circle on a church retreat, talking about something the speaker said, when I excitedly started talking about how God had recently helped me save money by leading me to a sale on venetian blinds. One of the men in the group called me out. …

  “Staring down the face of fear, gotta keep breathing. When the negative is all you hear, gotta keep believing. ‘Cause in the dark there is a light. Your truth, it keeps on burning bright, makes me brave enough to fight the fight and shout the battle cry. You’ll never stop me; I’m a …

Whose foot is on the gas pedal of your life? If it’s yours, are you a pedal-to-the-medal driver, or a driving-miss-daisy driver? Do you have a need for speed, or are you happiest in the right lane (a.k.a. the slow lane)? I just finished reading Priscilla Shirer’s book titled “God is Able”, and in …

“Here I go, tiptoeing into the kitchen, and don’t you know, crash goes the coffee cup. My only chance to sit and listen. Lord, don’t let the kids wake up. A little time with you, the only way to get me through the day. Oh, come meet me in this moment, before it all …

His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. 2 Peter 1:3 It was a desperate moment. I cried out to God to please help me, rescue me, deliver me! I had fallen into a pit …

Just the other day, my son was asking me what I had been up to lately. I told him that I had been working on a curriculum book called Balance®. I spoke of the hope and desire to present it to our women’s ministry small groups in the Fall. As I was telling him …

“I used to live like I was under attack, dodging arrows from my past. I had no hope for tomorrow. Felt so much pressure, yes, I thought I would crack. But now, there’s no looking back. I’m moving forward ‘cuz I know I got my armor now; no fear, no doubt gonna shoot me …

It’s hot today where I live. I mean, it’s 98° (I’m writing this before I’ve had breakfast!) and the heat index is 113°, with humidity of 62%. It’s not surprising that we’re under a heat advisory by the US National Weather Service. I’m a summer-lovin’ girl, but that’s hot, even for me. Now I’m …