Rediscovering Tina

There is life outside the pulpit

This Makes Me Smile… January 3, 2012

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871,542 Hevvy points for the person who comes up with the best hip hop names for Elijah and Lynzi!


A New Year, A New Start January 2, 2012

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Of course the first post on the first day of a new year MUST be about what I resolve to achieve in the coming year. 2011 was a hard year, albeit one of learning to trust God even more. I know I need to quit making excuses and become more disciplined in all areas of my life. To that end, I hereby resolve in 2012 to do the following:

Start teaching again: It’s hard to believe that it has been a year since I gave a sermon on a Sunday morning. Until the past few weeks I really hadn’t missed it at all. I can feel that longing welling up again, whether it is teaching or preaching or maybe it’s writing and blogging.  I really love the study, the learning, the heavy revvies, and passing those heavy revvies along.  I’d love to see where God is leading me.

Read for pleasure and personal growth: I want to read 24 books this year. Any suggestions?

Read for spiritual growth: I want to open the Bible every day this year and not stress about reading enough or reading the right things. Just reading and digesting the Word.

Be more artistic: I want to decorate more cakes. Bigger and better and more buttercreamier!

Be more active: I want to get off my butt more and be more active. I resolve to walk at least three times a week.

Walk the talk: I want to see and be a part of my family coming to know Jesus.

Express myself: I want to write something everyday, whether it be in my journal or my blog.

Be debt free: I am committed to not having a boatload of debt when I turn 50. in five years. As Dave Ramsey says, I’m going to “live like no one else so I can live like no one else”.

Avoid diabetes and heart disease: I will do this by eating more fresh food, cooking at home, taking my lunch, drinking more water and losing 20% of my current weight.

 Get more sleep: I am currently running on 4-5 hours of sleep per night, which doesn’t help with the above  issues. I resolve for 6-8 each night.

 Your turn. What do you resolve?



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