Category Archives: The Magnificent Journey

I am recounting my entire journey with an auto-immune disease that has left me making hard decisions. I share my joy, my victories, my pain, and everything else between.

Unshakeable: 365 Devotions for Finding Unwavering Strength in God’s Word

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    Spending time with God every morning before I begin my day is one of the best self-care routines that I have established for myself. I don’t feel right without sitting, devouring his word, and contemplating my day. I have enjoyed using Christine Caine’s new devotional “Unshakeable: 365 Devotions for Finding Unwavering Strength in […]

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Pursuing Bariatric Surgery

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The Hard Decision If you follow me on Facebook or are one of my friends on Facebook you might have read that I am Pursuing Bariatric Surgery. This was not an easy decision for me to make. It has taken me years. Choosing to change your stomach with surgery shouldn’t be an easy decision and […]

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Prayers for Hope and Healing

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    As someone who is a chronic illness warrior I love reading inspirational and comforting books by authors who struggle and thrive with their chronic illness. In Sarah Forgrave’s comforting book Prayers for Hope and Healing that is exactly what I am getting. Although, this book is not a devotional type book, I choose […]

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Be The Hands and Feet

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  I have been following Nick Vujicic for many years on his Facebook page, so when the opportunity came up for me to review his book Be the Hands and Feet I took it. Vujicic has an inspirational, encouraging, and adventurous testimony on the power of God. With his disability, he has found joy, a […]

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Nourish

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  I am not a fan of diet books. Often times feel yucky after reading them. That there is something missing in their information. I didn’t feel like that while I read Nourish by Katie Farrell. I believe the reason why is because she wasn’t only thinking of Nourishing our bodies, but also our souls […]

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Sacred Rest

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  Rest and sleep are not the same thing. Did you know that? I didn’t. Not until I read Saundra Dalton-Smith’s book Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity. How many of us have gotten the proper amount of sleep and still felt tired, unenergetic, and not rested? Many of us […]

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You Are Beautiful

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    In exchange for my review of Ashley Reitz’s book You are Beautiful I was given a free copy from Faith Words. The opinions I express are my own and I was not influenced.   When I was growing up, I never saw myself as beautiful. I was fat, walked funny, talked differently, and […]

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The Genius of One

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    When I think of the word one, I think about being by myself, to be one individual, or solitatry. I don’t think of a team, but yet that is how God sees us. We, as Christians are one body focus on doing team work for God’s plan. Collaberation gets all of us to […]

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The Disconnected Man

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  In exchange for my review I was given a free copy of Jim Turner’s book The Disconnected Man by Faith Words. The opinions I express are my own and I was not influenced.   Relationship is vital for every human being that God created. Sometimes a disconnect happens when emotional, physical, or mental trauma […]

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Seeking Aliveness

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  In exchange for my review I was given a free copy of Seeking Aliveness by Brian D. McLaren from Faith Words. The opinions I express are my own and I was not influenced   Being alive, what does that mean to you? In Seeking Aliveness the reader explores what being alive is with Christ. […]

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