Diet is a four letter word

Excerpt from Let Food Be Thy Gift Diet is a four letter word The old saying “Sticks and stones can break my bones but words will never hurt me” is one of the biggest lies that we tell ourselves and others. The truth is that words do hurt and they can devastate us. Words haveContinue reading “Diet is a four letter word”

Return to what health feels and looks like

Excerpt from Let Food Be Thy Gift Return to what health feels and looks like Who doesn’t feel overwhelmed and confused by the overload of diet and exercise information available today?Are you tired of the latest body transformation programs?Can you really change your life by changing your body?Are you tired of dieting?Should you really haveContinue reading “Return to what health feels and looks like”

Remember how you are designed

At some point, we are going to have to understand that we cannot outsmart the way we are naturally designed to Be and Live. If we deprive our design of the things that we need to be and live, then our spirits, hearts, minds and bodies will make up for that deprivation somewhere, somehow andContinue reading “Remember how you are designed”

Spring Day

Warm sun Birds singing Blue sky Breeze blowing Clover smells White clouds Rolling hill Grazing cows Budding trees Green field Cool grass Dirt tilled Hope rises Clearing fog Hearts skip Happy dog

10 ways to stop sabotaging your gut health

DO NOT go on a calorie restricted diet. You are probably not currently getting the volume or variety of fiber, starches and nutrients that you need to sustain good gut health. Don’t sacrifice your health by eliminating everything your body needs to do a million jobs a day, including treat, fight and prevent diet-related diseaseContinue reading “10 ways to stop sabotaging your gut health”

I am really tired of this

Learn the facts: Is this a realistic workout for anyone? There is no way to blindly measure calories burned per jumping jack, squat, push-up or crunch because of the number of variables (unless monitored by machines) but you can vaguely calculate per min based on average weight of 150lbs. For argument sake, let’s say youContinue reading “I am really tired of this”

My journey

Almost 7 years ago, I was coming out of a very hard season that forced me to be honest about how I was treating my body and why I was practicing a different belief system physically than I was spiritually. As I have pursued the truth of health, wholeness and being human, I have naturallyContinue reading “My journey”

Lent

Twist and turn Beg and plead Write and think Read and Heed Create space Say a prayer Take a breath Make a dare Stretch out my hands Open my stubborn heart Confess the sins I don’t see Wait again to start Strain the eyes Bite the tongue Listen to silence Scream…How long! Realize you’re ignorantContinue reading “Lent”

A Native Hill

“We have lived by the assumption that what was good for us would be good for the world. And this has been based on the even flimsier assumption that we could know with any certainty what was good even for us. We have fulfilled the danger of this by making our personal pride and greedContinue reading “A Native Hill”

Enough

What is enough?Are you enough?Am I enough?Who is enough?What is enough?When is it enough?Where is it enough?Why is it enough?How do you know who, what, why, when and where enough is enough? What if I am never enoughAnd you’re not enoughOr enough is too muchOr we will never be enoughOr there can never be enoughToContinue reading “Enough”