I wrote this post for the other blog, Help from Heaven, but felt it fit here well. I hope you like it. It has some humor and the lengths we will go to to try to keep the ones we love healthy.
People focus on the food part of the Blue Zone concept and forget much of the rest. As a recap, the other points are a lifestyle of movement, connected to family, connected to community, connected to church, low stress, and life purpose (no retiring.) Let’s look at movement. In America, we have studies showing the … Continue reading Living to 100: Exercise points
Mark stopped running! The teasing about his faith was too much today. He thought that he could stand tall and declare his beliefs, in spite of the heckling and being called "Jesus-Boy" in such nasty tones. He's not ashamed of Jesus, but the only reason he wears this jacket with "Jesus Saves" on the back … Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday #99
Ginny had dreamed of what it would be like to visit a pumpkin patch, especially one like Charlie Brown and his crew visited every October. Her perfect pumpkin patch would include an abundance of orange orbs of all sizes, with the largest one right smack in the middle, and everyone could pick a small one … Continue reading Ginny’s Dream Pumpkin Patch
Thirteen-years-old Carrie walked through the fair eating her favorite food in all the world, pink cotton candy. As she passed the different games and exhibits, she thought about the lessons that her mother had been trying to teach her using a game from Mama's youth, Snakes and Ladders. Mama wanted her to know the difference … Continue reading Learning Virtues from Vices: Three Things Challenge