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Category Archives: The Gospel

Are You Living Life Or Merely Preserving It?

Though I believed, for years, I was living life I was deceived. For in preserving my life – as I saw fit – I was merely a dead-man walking. “For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me will find it.” Matthew 16:29 For years, I have […]

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On Becoming a Wholehearted Housewife

“Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not people…”  Eph. 6:7 This verse used to bother me as a housewife and stay-at-home mom. There I’d be putting another load of laundry into the wash, cleaning out the toilets, and trying to make this place look “magazine ready” and I’d quote this scripture begrudgingly […]

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Misplaced Hope

I wrote this several weeks ago and though I am in a much better place today and am feeling more and more compelled to resume the blogging world, I felt – upon reading this – that it might be helpful to someone and so I’m sharing it now. I believe I’m better today, because I […]

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Why I Need To Throw My Coping Mechanism Out The Window

It hit me yesterday, while running, that I am one who always has a plan. My brain is continually thinking through the “what-if” scenarios and devising “escape routes” should something unplanned arise. I do this in many aspects of my life, but can usually see it more clearly when I’m running, cycling, or out and […]

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Staying Present In A “What Does Tomorrow Hold?” World

I think one of my greatest weaknesses is learning to stay present. I tend, instead, to look ahead at the days, weeks, months and years to come. In doing this fear creeps in, my angst arises, and my today is taken right out my hands. I’ve been learning for awhile now, that true life is […]

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