I am a Christian pastor. I love the simple things... a walk in the woods is preferable to a vacation to some exotic place. Every day I wake up joyful because it's another opportunity to serve the LORD. There are always little "bonuses" to be had each day if you look for them. Maybe it's a call from a friend you hadn't seen in weeks, or an impromptu lunchby the river with a colleague. It could be seeing a red tailed hawk soaring effortlessly on the breeze, or the first crocus poking through the snow. Yeah, life is good!
And because the gift of life is so precious, I want to do whatever I can to be able to fulfil God's will for me. That includes living a healthy lifestyle. I am 57 years old and at the start of the 17 Day Diet Plan - 50 lbs overweight (5 foot 1 inch at 161 lbs). I know this is a process, but with God's help and the support here I know that I will be sucessful.