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Just another guy trying to keep up with his lovely wife and two beautiful girls.
Just another guy trying to keep up with his lovely wife and two beautiful girls.

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Member Since: 10/27/2006

SparkPoints: 338,536

Fitness Minutes: 300,475

My Goals:
To stay healthy and remain active for my youngest daughter, who is just starting first grade.

My Program:
My wife and I are eating healthy and consistently exercising. I have taken up running again, and must admit that I am an addict.

Personal Information:
We live in central Missouri. My wife, Debbie, and I are blessed with two daughters. Our oldest is 24 and our youngest is 12. We are excited that our oldest is getting married next summer, but a little anxious for her and her fiance.

i pastor a medium sized church in a small community about 20 miles from the home of the University of Missouri.

Other Information:
"If any man is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has passed away, behold all things have become new." (2 Corinthians 5:17)

"It is not those who are well who need a physician, but those who are sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance." - Jesus in Luke 5:31

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12/21/2014 4:29:51 PM

Ah, it made me so happy to see your comment on my blog. I feel so blessed already. God is great. I was invited to play harp for our church senior's lunch and to give my testimony. As usual what I planned to say, God changed. I ended up telling them about what I asked for Christmas. We are only exchanging one gift this year and when I was asked, out of my mouth came "a hula hoop, because they are a lot of fun and easy to make apparently". Then the next day I was all grumpy when I went to my prayers and I realized that it was because I was going to wake up Christmas morning, home after having my knee replacment and see my one and only gift under the tree and not even know if I could ever use it. But I always ask for what I need and not what I want so I told God that if I need a hula hoop then I will be grateful to get one. My daughter had won a 3 month membership to a local martial arts club and had gone to check it out and came home saying "Mom, they have hula hoop lessons and the first one is free!" I took that as a sign and my husband and this daughter, my middlest came with me to the first lesson. And the first lesson was about the fabulous fail. No self judgement in the class and when the hoop falls down or across the room you strike a pose and smile and say "ta da!" as though that was what was meant to be. The miracle was that my daughter has depression and anxiety and although I am always telling her that God loves her and she is amazing... she judges herself by her failures... and yet she heard this. We all had fun, laughed and had many fabulous fails. It occurred to me on the way home it had been years since I had heard her laughing. Then the enxt day when I dropped her at the bus to go to her Univeristy to write her exam (she had dropped her previous year and was taking a course on line) she said "Mom, I'm going to be OK" and "maybe we should have 2 hula hoops under the tree". This from my kid who usually is afraid to board the bus and is clinging to me to the last minute. Yup, God is good. And yup, we needed a hula hoop! I have to do my preparations for surgery but it was nice "meeting you" and I hope your Christmas is lovely. Justyna from Richmond Ontario Canada

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12/12/2014 3:16:08 PM

Thanks so much for stopping by & commenting on my blog. This researh will keep me on track for a while & hopefully, help others in the future.

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12/11/2014 2:28:43 PM

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12/9/2014 11:13:44 AM

Thank you for your visit to my blog.

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