Home Is Where The Heart Is

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Take me home, Tuesday. That is what I started calling my Tuesday posts. All things home…..

I “met” a young woman, named Sara through the blog world. She was one of the writers at (in) Courage.

Sara is dying from a disease that robbed her of most things that we, the healthy, take for granted. She doesn’t have much time left here.

She is going home.

Home is where Sara’s heart is.

For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. Matthew 6:21  NIV

All of her posts, in the years that she was fighting debilitating disease, pointed others to Jesus.

She understood that she was in this world, but not made for this world.

She didn’t take anything that she had for granted. She realized it was all a gift.

As she grew weaker in her physical body, she grew stronger is spirit…

knowing that she would soon be going home.

A pilgrim on a journey.

A journey that leads straight to Jesus.


I am including a post that Sara wrote this past May, right around the time of her birthday.

It was Sara’s desire that all would know Him.

Won’t you allow her written words to resonate in your heart?



Your Metabolism, Friend? or Foe?

I’ve been reading Jillian Michael’s book entitled MASTER YOUR METABOLISM. It’s a good read. She gets down into the nitty gritty of what makes our systems function. (and how they can function WELL) This morning on the news a man was speaking on the research he had done on all the common things we use every day that give off fumes, particles etc. that interfere with how our body functions. Some of the side effects can be extremely harsh.

I’ve also read Suzanne Somers book BREAKTHROUGH about health and wellness. Extremely interesting–and scary. I have a friend (who knows farming) that has explained to me how most all the seed that farmers use these days is genetically altered. Getting REAL seed is next to impossible. How is all of this affecting us, as a people? What is happening to us long-term?

Plastics that shouldn’t go in the microwave because they release toxins into the food, things we buy at the store like vinyl shower curtains that are covered in chemicals (ever open a new shower curtain and get that chemically smell?), teflon, non-stick pans, that release chemicals when one cooks, hormones given to cattle that are passed onto us through the beef we consume, genetically altered corn that is full of chemicals……. the list could (and does) go on and on.

So, what do we do? How do we live? Can we be healthy? Or are we destined to be a nation plagued with hormonal imbalances? Disease? Cancer? Metabolic overloads? Allergies? Can we choose a different lifestyle? Or are we stuck in our circumstances? Do you ever think about the diseases that we are dealing with today, that were practically unheard of 50 years ago? Or if they were heard of…it was by a very small proportion of people? What has happened? What is going on?

I am in the very beginning of a journey. A journey to a healthier lifestyle. Let’s face it…..many of us choose convenience each day. It’s easier. Changing is not going to be easy. It might cost me more–in both time and money. But, is it worth it? Do, we want to be as healthy, strong, and energized as we can be? I’m saying yes. I do.

I’ll be writing more about this journey as the days, weeks, months go on……. maybe you’ll want to journey with me. It certainly can’t hurt, and it just might change your life–for the better.