Faith and Fitness with Marsha Apsley

Honoring Your Body and the One Who Created It

Community Matters – Don’t Go at Life On Your Own

It’s taken me awhile and still I buck the system at times, but community matters.  Making genuine connections with other people matters.  We were never meant to go on this journey of life alone.  

community matters

By yourself you’re unprotected.  With a friend you can face the worst.  Can you round up a third?  A three-stranded rope isn’t easily snapped. Ecclesiastes 4:12 (the Message)

I used to be a loner.  I’m still an introvert at the core.  I prefer to do things on my own.  I’m okay being alone.  

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Christmas in July 2017! It’s Time to Share My Favorite Things

I love Christmas!  And what better time to do a little Christmas celebrating than in the middle of summer????  So Merry Christmas in July 2017!

Christmas in July 2017

I love all things Christmas!  About now is when I start thinking about Christmas and gifts I want to buy.  It’s not too early to start shopping, is it?

I also love to read those posts that people write about their favorite things or things they are loving lately.  I don’t do them much but I did decide to take some time to share some of my favorite things with you for Christmas in July 2017.  Maybe this will become an annual tradition.  Who knows??  I did do a post similar to this last year but then moved most of the content to my Favorite Things page.

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How to View Your Setback as an Opportunity

Ever experience a setback?  Have you felt like you’re moving in the right direction only to experience a bump in the road?

What if that becomes an opportunity?

SETBACK

Back in February 2016, before my nagging knee injury that turned out to be arthritis, I was sidelined from my running routine.  A freakish pain happened in my big toe during a Saturday training run that forced me to walk the last mile of the run and led to a couple of weeks on the sidelines, walking and riding my trainer.  

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