This post was first published in February 2020. Yep, before the pandemic. As the Lenten season approaches, I've been having lots of conversations with friends about what we're giving up for Lent. In the past, I've given up coffee, sarcasm, diet coke, wine, cake, salty snacks, and wine again. I take the season seriously and… Continue reading Can I Give Up People for Lent?
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My One Word Year of CHOICE
My #oneword for 2022 is CHOICE and I'm pretty excited about it. Last year my word for the year was "Grace" and boy did I enjoy that. When I choose the word "Release" for 2020 I had no idea what was to come for me...and the world. Anyway...I'm eight weeks into CHOICE and I'm loving… Continue reading My One Word Year of CHOICE
That Thing was not THE Thing
The beginning of the year is a time of reflection for many people. In addition to setting new goals and embarking upon new habits, we tend to be reflective. We take a look at the past. Some of us take a quick glance and say "Thank Ya Jesus!" to avoid being turned to a pillar… Continue reading That Thing was not THE Thing
Wait is an Action Verb
I can't believe it's already April. I'm so busy that the spring just sprung itself on me. What am I busy doing? Well, let's see... As a novice container gardener I am waiting for the last frost so I can move my veggies outside. I'm waiting for my younger son to make his college choice.… Continue reading Wait is an Action Verb
Six Weeks into “Grace”
My word for 2021 is "Grace." This has been my best "one word" year ever because, well... it's grace. I don't have to do a whole lot with it. Such is the nature of grace. This is my year to just be. I suppose I could have chosen "be" for my one word but it… Continue reading Six Weeks into “Grace”
Why Am I on the Keto Diet? Because Jesus.
Photo: Getty Images I got an email yesterday from a young lady who found "My Keto Kitchen" on Amazon. She asked, "Is your blog a Christian blog or a Keto blog? I'm looking for keto tips but it looks like more of a faith blog." My answer was that Shine TYC is a Christian Lifestyle… Continue reading Why Am I on the Keto Diet? Because Jesus.
Here’s Why You’re Mad
"What's causing the quarrels and fights among you? Don't they come from the evil desires at war within you?" - James 4:1 NLT As a coach I am faced daily with people who want to change. It's my job to help people get from where they are to where they want to be. The biggest… Continue reading Here’s Why You’re Mad