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How to Strengthen Your Spiritual Muscles This Advent

How to Strengthen Your Spiritual Muscles This Advent

The holidays will be quiet and peaceful this year...right?  If you’re anything like me, you might find yourself battling for a moment of peace and quiet throughout the entire month of December. Amidst buying or making gifts, decorating, baking, sending Christmas...

What Does the Bible Say About Exercise?

What Does the Bible Say About Exercise?

What does the Bible have to say about exercise and fitness? These 5 Scripture verses are powerful encouragements for focusing your discipline or helping you with the motivation to get started.   Glorify God in Your Body   The Church teaches that the body is...

Five Things Prayer and Exercise Have in Common

Five Things Prayer and Exercise Have in Common

What do prayer and exercise have in common? More than you think! Here are five things they have in common that can help you stay motivated to do both.   1. They both cultivate discipline.    In his biblical letters to the early Christians, St. Paul often...

The Extra Rep

The Extra Rep

Though we believe the connection is strong, it can often be difficult to see the overlap between our life of exercise and our life of prayer.   To put it bluntly, it can feel like prayer is when we think about “holy stuff” and exercise is when we get sweaty to...

The Demon of Defeatism

The Demon of Defeatism

Did you ever play on monkey bars as a kid? If not, I’m sorry you were deprived as a child. Odds are you probably did, or at least tried to play on them. If you were anything like me, however, you were pretty bad at them at first. I remember going to the playground in...

Turning Health Into An Idol

Turning Health Into An Idol

One of the weirdest things about social media is when you look up something, or just have a conversation about it, and ads start popping up on your feed almost instantly. It’s so weird! And I know that there are “cookies” and other pieces of tech out there telling...