Finding the Balance

November 9, 2014

Balance! It’s a quest many of us crazy busy moms are on for what seems like eternity.  We’ve got our kids’ school projects, carpool schedule, sports practices, meal planning, grocery shopping, endless laundry, and more while trying to keep up with all our other responsibilities as well.  What’s a mom to do!? I don’t know […]

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Dare To Be…YOU!

January 23, 2014

Dare To Be…YOU! by Susan Kihleng I’m at an unusual stage of my life.  As many of my regular readers know, my family is a missionary family overseas on a small island in the South Pacific.  For now though, we are in the United States reporting on our work to the churches and ministries that […]

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What Will You Do With Your Clean Slate?

January 2, 2014

  “The tragedy of life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal.  The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach.” ~ Benjamin Mays  A brand new year!  A fresh start!  We have before us an entire year, untainted ~ a clean slate! My question for you is, what do you plan to do with […]

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Looking for the Raindrops in the Dry Land of Waiting

November 18, 2013

Looking for the Raindrops in the Dry Land of Waiting  Waiting…even the word has a sound of expectancy and impatience.  Are you at a waiting stage of your life?  I know I am.  We’re in the United States right reporting on our ministry work in the Micronesian islands and while it’s exciting to see friends […]

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A Season of Change

January 3, 2013

Happy New Year! I just want to say thank you to my readers, my friends and family who have supported me in my own health journey and who have encouraged me to pursue my passion of sharing health and fitness with others. 2012 was quite a year, one full of many ups and downs. I […]

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Let’s Talk Contentment

October 22, 2012

I just returned from an impromptu trip to California. No big deal, right? Well, it might be if you live in the jungle on a small island in the South Pacific and only visit the States about every 4 years usually! Tickets are expensive off this little island and I rarely get to visit “civilization”. […]

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Priorities: Putting First Things First

August 22, 2012

It’s been quite a summer!  I had big plans of all I wanted to accomplish during our few months off from homeschooling.  And big plans of all the fun we were going to have as a family.  What I hadn’t planned on, was getting sick.  It started as just a little cough, but it just […]

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Blueprints! Planning Your Life

May 4, 2012

This morning in my daily Bible reading time, something that really stuck out to me was Proverbs 4:26 & 27: “Ponder the path of thy feet, and let all thy ways be established.  Turn not to the right hand nor to the left…”  This caught my attention particularly since ‘planning’ has been on my mind […]

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Just Do It!

July 20, 2011

I had an “aha” moment this morning.  (Don’t you just love those?)  I have been reading two books lately (yes, I usually have several going at once), “Having a Mary Spirit” by Joanna Weaver and “The Slight Edge” by Jeff Olson.  I recently bought several books, these two included, and later after taking some time […]

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Take A Break And BREATHE! Combating Stress

March 19, 2009

This week has been a bit stressful in our household as we are preparing for our return to Pohnpei. Preparing for a move to a place 9,000 miles away is stressful in itself, but when you add to that 3 conferences and another speaking engagement the week before flying out, preparing the house for the […]

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