MJR Update 01.13.17: Food!

A few days into the sugar-free adventure, I did not find great joy. When karate-chopping the burnt edges off my food in anger, I figured the episode was induced by sugar withdrawal. My poor husband stood there, quietly watching me from a distance. I suspect he contemplated making a run for it, but it was only a pizza cutter: the risk was minimal. Not pretty. Not pretty at all.

Unwrapping Good Gifts

With much upheaval and unexpected travel, our family did not get to celebrate our Christmas until New Year’s eve morning. When we finally got home, we wrapped gifts like our hair was on fire! Finally, the moment came to wake our girl and have our family Christmas.

And So it Begins…

The Rest is challenging, but oh so fun! How can no sugar be fun? Because it isn’t really about giving up, it is about getting something of greater value. Every year I have learned and grown as I have rested. I’ve laughed at myself and learned from fellow sojourners. I’ve been especially blessed to hear how rest has affected those who have stepped into The Rest.

Quiet!

Last evening I went to my hammock to enjoy some peace and quiet. All was going well until I had…