Nobody likes the idea of feeling weak, being weak, or weakness in general. We want to be strong! We want to be self-sufficient! We want to be in control. When God tells us that His grace is sufficient, it usually means we are at a point where we must relinquish all control and completely trust Him; trust Him for our peace, trust Him for our answers, trust Him for the ability to endure, and for patience to bear up under every circumstance.
I had been looking at Grace and Strength Lifestyle for quite some time, but couldn't commit financially until I had [had] enough of this extra weight that I had gained in the last 7 years.
If any of you have young children or grandchildren, you may have seen the movie Frozen in which these 3 words (let it go) were forever etched into that part of your brain that plays animated movie soundtracks ON REPEAT. While we may not desire to ever hear this song again - EVER – there is something very liberating in the idea of letting go of the things that have been holding us back.
Embracing your season: The end of each year brings with it reflection on our lives, our time, our goals (whether we met them), and where all the days went! Were we able to do what we set out to do, and how can we make sure we do better next year? We are actually encouraged to do this in the Word of God.
Jill's Story: Everything in my life felt out of control. I worked at a frantic pace and got further and further behind. I felt marginal as a Christian, wife, mother, friend and educator. The more I was swallowed up by responsibility – the more I swallowed (pun intended) and the number on the scale continued to rise. Disappointed by the fifty pounds I had gained, I joined Grace and Strength solely to lose weight. Thankfully, God had a different plan.
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Are you ready to show YOURSELF some LOVE? Making your well being a priority is not about being selfish. This is about putting yourself first so that you can love and serve others well. We want to see you find wholeness, health, and freedom in every area of your life! We want you to love yourself!
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