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Healthy You: Putting Jesus Before the Dishes

Nicole Smithee video

  Drawn from insights found in Luke 10, this latest installment of the Healthy You video series explores how to spend intentional time in the Presence of God and the impact this practice has on our health.  Like we see in Luke 10, we can sit at the feet of Jesus every day, absorbing every revelation He has for us… or we can be pulled away by the to-do lists of life and the over-stimulation of smart phones or the…

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I See You: Knowing A Personal God in a Public World

nicole smithee

It’s easier than ever to send a message to the world and harder than ever to stand out.  We can tweet, post and comment our opinions, philosophies, interests, and stories with the simple click of a button or the touch of a screen.  We put it all out there for the world to see; we shout it from the rooftops (or in our case, shout it from the insta-story), but sadly, with more than one billion people active on Facebook…

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Starting Your Day Right: 6 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Mornings

Nicole Smithee

We all know what it feels like to get up on the wrong side of the bed.  We promised ourselves the night before that we would wake up early to go to the gym, get an early start at work, or have some time to enjoy a cup of coffee while properly preparing for the day.  Instead, we hit the snooze button more times than we’d like to admit, opted to wear a hat and go one more day before…

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I Used to Hate Fasting, and How That All Changed

Nicole Smithee

I have a confession to make.  For a very long time, I hated fasting and avoided it like the plague.  I became a Christian when I was 12 years old, and I was eager to learn and grow in my faith at the time.  But fasting never made much sense to me.  It felt like a hunger strike at best and an unhealthy diet plan at worst.  I did a few short fasts throughout my teen years, but the whole…

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