How to Survive a Sugar Detox, Day 3- The Church Picnic!

Today, I took on “The Church Picnic” and won!  Well, really, I think God just might have been looking out for me today, because for the first time ever, there was no dessert table!  Can you believe it?  At a church picnic! My wonderful friend and honorary grandparent to our children made the executive decision (weeks ago) not to have people bring desserts to this year’s picnic.  Instead, we were all responsible to bring a salad (fruit, veggie, leafy, pasta,[Read more]

True Community Celebrates the Success of Others

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“Rejoice with those who rejoice.” (Romans 12:15) Have you ever outwardly congratulated a friend on her accomplishment while inwardly wishing it could have been you instead of her?  Have you ever felt like giving up on your dream after seeing another person fulfill it first- and better? Have you ever been so focused on your own success that you missed the opportunity to help a friend achieve her goal?  Regrettably, I have experienced all three scenarios, and each one left[Read more]