I cannot wait to begin to lose weight! My clothes worn tight warn of epic fail. But I feel that I must have my fill of food, Then I wail because I'm not doing well. Written for the Double Take Challenge from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie. The ‘Double Take’ challenge focuses on the use of homophones* to... Continue Reading →
I step on the bathroom scale every morning, And there's no visible change in my weight. It's kind of an enigma to me, at least, But not even a question for my mate. He said, "Honey, to expect so much change Without altering your food or exercise, Is the perfect definition of insanity To even... Continue Reading →
The author of Hebrews recommends laying aside all of the weight, including our sins, that encumber us in the race to eternal life. These actions allow us to demonstrate faith in Jesus Christ, whose birth, death, and resurrection is the basis of our faith in God and our belief in a better home to aspire to, one not made by human hands. Stripping off the weight means letting go of our hurts, heartbreaks, and humiliations; our broken dreams, broken hearts, and broken promises; and our fears, failures, and frustrations. This emotional baggage often hinders our faith, and causes us to doubt the One who paid the ultimate price for our redemption.