Healthy Journey: Guest Post By Lauren Najar

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The never-ending, ever-changing fitness journey

 

Five years ago I was barely 125 pounds (I’m 5’6) and for me that is a weight I haven’t reached in a very long time.  This is because I was coming out of a three week hospital stay due to a 2nd round of cancer (Hodgkin’s Lymphoma).  Yes, now I have been five years cancer free.  Let me start out by briefly telling you my healthy habits pre-cancer though.

In my late teens/early twenties, (more…)

Review of Laju Iren’s Book: Selfies With Bible Girls

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Feminism…workaholic…goody…marital crisis…bareness…in-laws…prostitution…Cinderella…widows…breakups…love…boss lady.

“It’s very easy to think the women celebrated in the bible were such a perfect bunch” was the opening phrase for Laju’s remarkable book.

I’m sure we’ve heard lots and lots of bible stories in the past but Laju gave another dimension to these stories. She used her poetic skills to present every character with the present day scenarios and made us realize that these women found fulfilment when they found the Messiah.
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