GOD'S BABY BRAT

    

I enjoy writing short stories for a weekly Christian writing contest. Posted below is my entry for January 26, 2015. It’s a re-write from a earlier blog post.

This story won the “E-badge” contest that week. I hope you enjoy it.  

Prompt: Psalm 66:16 (HCSB)                       Come and listen, all who fear God, and I will tell what He has done for me. Continue reading GOD'S BABY BRAT

IT'S A GOD THING – Part two. (How I lost 72 pounds.)

 

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Christmas 2014- Size 8 dress coat Amazing! Body by God
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Fall 2014 My first “Size 12” jeans since 1974. Amazing- Body by God
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Lunch with Mom- May 2013 Wearing the pink blouse I grew to hate. It still fit at 241 pounds.

Several have asked me, “How have you lost weight? What are you doing?”

This is my story:

Weighing 241 pounds I cried out in desperation to God.         Continue reading IT'S A GOD THING – Part two. (How I lost 72 pounds.)

FEAR AND VICTORY

 

20130411-094416.jpg  Lord, I’m so afraid of those scales. Tomorrow is “weigh” day and I’m scared. I can’t take it anymore.

My child, know that your worth is  not determined by the number on a machine. I created you and you’re worth so much more. I gave My life for you, therefore you are truly valuable indeed. Trust Me. Continue reading FEAR AND VICTORY

MY CHILD, I BRING YOU VICTORY

 

20131016-044541.jpg   Lord, why am I not losing more weight? Why does it seem I’m going backwards? My scales tell me I’m gaining, but why? I’m eating the same as before. So. . . why am I struggling with the scales now?

I didn’t exercise before and lost over 70 pounds. Now that I’m exercising, why haven’t I lost more weight? I see the finish line of this journey. I need to finish in victory. I need Your help. What’s going on? I don’t understand.

  Continue reading MY CHILD, I BRING YOU VICTORY

IT'S A "GOD" THING – 71 pounds gone.

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At my largest Notice my Celebrate Recovery t-shirt. On the left is Cheryl my 4th accountability partner

In May 2013, I weighed 241 lbs. and served as a cook for Celebrate Recovery. God has a real sense of humor putting me in a place of service right in the middle of my addiction.

Sometimes we “Christians” look down on others thinking to ourselves, “I’m not as bad as that.”  Sin is sin and addiction is addiction. I know.

Continue reading IT'S A "GOD" THING – 71 pounds gone.