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It All Starts With What You Believe!

Mark 9:23 NKJV Jesus said to him, "If you can believe, all things are possible to him who believes.

What we believe about ourselves will either lead us to victory or defeat. Jesus said that all things are possible to the one who believes.

Have you received what you have been believing for yourself from the Lord in 2014? Has it been a victorious year?

Transformation comes as a process, but aligning with God's plan to transform us and then walking out ...
Mark 9:23 NKJV Jesus said to him, "If you can believe, all things are possible to him who believes.

What we believe about ourselves will either lead us to victory or defeat. Jesus said that all things are possible to the one who believes.

Have you received what you have been believing for yourself from the Lord in 2014? Has it been a victorious year?

Transformation comes as a process, but aligning with God's plan to transform us and then walking out that process is our part. God has the plan and as we seek Him He directs our steps.

My desire is that God would transform my life as I seek Him and walk according to His principles for good health, spiritually, physically, emotionally and mentally! It begins with my belief that God is for me and if He is for me and I apply myself to what He shows me, together with Him, I will win!

My perspective of my journey to healthy living is changing day by day as I yield to the direction of the Lord and apply healthy living choices to my eating and exercise activities. Each choice that I make may not be seen on the outside right at the moment, but I am being changed from the inside out. God is working on me molding me and making me into the person that He wants me to be. It's as I look into His face through prayer and Bible Study that He changes me. The person that I am is not perfect nor perfectly shaped by the world's standards but as my mother often said beauty is only skin deep, meaning there was more to a person than their outward appearance. Of course she was placing an emphasis on a person's character being more important than their outward appearance as we all have inner flaws.

My faith is in Jesus and it is through Him that I can do all things. I write a devotional blog at Word Press and for those of you who would like to follow it you can find it at aviesplace.wordpress.com.

Two of my favorite scriptures are:
Luke 1:37 "For with God nothing will be impossible."
Mark 9:23 Jesus said to him, "If you can believe, all things are possible to him who believes."

May God empower each of us to live healthily through embracing and applying good choices in the food that we place within our bodies and the movement we choose to exercise them!

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Member Since: 2/16/2011

SparkPoints: 50,720

Fitness Minutes: 75,962

My Goals:
To glorify God in my body as I live out my destiny in Christ Jesus!

To encourage others in their journey to healthy living.

To fit in and wear the suit I wore for my wedding by our 4th anniversary on October 11, 2012 -- Goal met 10/14/12

To lose 28 pounds.

My Program:
Counting calories
Watching carb intake
Cutting portion sizes
Walking
Exercising
Drinking 8 glasses of water
Depending on the Holy Spirit!

Personal Information:
I am married to Gerald, the love of my life. I have 2 grown, married children and 5 wonderful grandchildren.

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Please stop by my devotional blog at aviesplace.wordpress.com.

I love Ragdoll kitties! I don't have one but maybe someday I will! Love to see the different colors and varieties. The blue eyes are especially appealing to me! They look so personable!

Faith sees the invisible, believes the incredible, and receives the impossible. Faith makes things possible, not easy!

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IAM_HIS
4/13/2015 10:34:13 AM

Your fitness is 100% mental. Your body will not go where the mind doesn't push it. emoticon

Your mind will stop before your body does. Is your fit is your mind? emoticon



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WARRIORGIRL121
4/13/2015 1:07:23 AM

Hi Avanell, where are you NOW? emoticon I think I'm going to plot you on a map across the U.S.! :) I pray you and Gerald are having an enjoyable journey. Take lots of pictures... some day you'll want to look back on all this! Sending love and hugs, and a "Hey!" back to Gerald! Love you! emoticon emoticon Karen



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WARRIORGIRL121
4/11/2015 12:57:46 AM

Hi Avanell, thank you for commenting on my blog! I still can't believe that you're in travel mode now. I loved the pictures of the RV.. did I see a fireplace in there?? Wishing you a wonderful weekend! Say Hi to Gerald! Love, Karen



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IAM_HIS
4/10/2015 3:30:23 PM

emoticon Hope you are making progress in your unpacking!



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4/9/2015 1:30:15 PM

Hello my SP friend! How is it going? My husband and I started a SP team and your invited. So many of our teams went inactive. We want a team that will stay very active and encourage others. We decided SP and all our Sp friends have given us so much its time to give back and encourage others! emoticon Its called Beastmode the icon is on my page. You can read my blog if you want to hear our heart for the team.



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