Category Archives: Health and Beauty

Tips for Healthy Food Choices

I have started and stopped…started and stopped…started and stopped my quest to eat healthy.  So, here I go again, writing this post because I am in yet another cycle of starting. Although my usual interruption is only a couple of days to about a week, it is still an interruption from feeling great to just okay; from […]

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The Resting Rabbit by Cheryl Erwin, guest blogger

Written by Cheryl Erwin, guest blogger We conclude this series of articles on “Taking Care of You” based on I Thessalonians 5:23, with a discussion of the role of the Sabbath and rest in keeping the body “sound and blameless.” What did Paul mean when he used the word “sound”? The Expository Dictionary of Bible […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness

About two weeks ago, the Kentucky Woman’s Missionary Union offered pink cupcakes, pink “duckies” and handed out breast examination information to women in our building, encouraging regular examination to reduce breast cancer.  Is it that important?  YES! According to www.breastcancer.org, statistics on breast cancer include: incidence in women in the United States is 1 in 8 (about […]

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Your Mind Matters To God

Written by Cheryl Erwin, Guest Blogger When the Pharisees asked Christ what was the greatest commandment of all, He quoted from His Bible the Scripture passages from Deuteronomy 6:5. “Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.” Paul wrote in five different letters to believers […]

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Your Body Is Important to God!

Written by Cheryl Erwin, Guest Blogger God is the One who gave you the gift of life through your parents to be lived out in a physical body. God really cares about your body. You may find yourself thinking, “That isn’t a very spiritual statement.” However, the Bible teaches us that when a person becomes […]

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Emotional Effect On Your Spiritual Health

Written by Cheryl Erwin, Guest Blogger Because we are made in the image of God, we have emotions. God created us with the capacity to love, to be angry, to grieve, etc. Can you imagine living life without feeling it? By giving us the ability to do so, God allows us to enjoy a deep […]

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Steps to Healthy Choices

 Lately, over the last nine months or so, I have intentionally tried to be a good steward of my body.  This translates to eating more vegetables, fruit, healthy nuts (rich in omega 3), increasing my intake of water and most importantly praying. As I pray my way through this thing called healthy choices, I find it […]

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Taking Care of You

Written by Cheryl Erwin, Guest Blogger As women and then as leaders in our churches and communities, we are used to taking care of everyone and everything else. We sincerely want to “be there” for our loved ones and be good Christian witnesses in our world of influences. But who is taking care of you? […]

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Walking To Better Health

Walking can be a simple way to get moving into the direction of better health.  Did you know that more than half of your muscles are designed for walking?  It’s true! Start small by doing some practical things such as parking further away from the door (just about any door).  Make a list of grocery […]

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Diabetes is Deadly!

When I go home, I can count on good food,  a lot of laughs, and a finger prick.  My mother, diagnosed with type 2 diabetes several years ago, has joined the ranks of many living with this disease.  One of her newly found missions in life is to encourage her “kids” and others to remain […]

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