Self-Esteem God’s Way (Part 2): Body Image

In a culture that glorifies youth and beauty over age and wisdom, it's no wonder that many people have low self-esteem because of their poor body image. Last week, I discussed the importance of having "God-esteem" to ensure a healthy, godly self-esteem. To recap, God-esteem means that we should esteem God so highly that we… Continue reading Self-Esteem God’s Way (Part 2): Body Image

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Taking Care of the Temple, Part 2

My husband has always been disciplined about keeping fit, but he never said a word about it when I stopped exercising during my children's toddler years. His workouts have changed, though--where he once spent most of a workout lifting weights, he now focuses on bodyweight exercises and cycling, which are easier on his joints and… Continue reading Taking Care of the Temple, Part 2

Taking Care of the Temple, Part 1

My husband and I waited five years to have our children, and then the first two followed in rapid succession. Our oldest son was a mere 9 months old when I became pregnant (surprise!) with my daughter. Pre-kids, my husband and I both worked full-time, and busy though we were, we made time to work… Continue reading Taking Care of the Temple, Part 1