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What I'm Learning About ... Setting Goals

New Years' resolutions don't always stick, so here are some hints and tips on how to accomplish goals and ambitions with faith and encouragement in Christ.

New Years' resolutions sometimes crumble within a couple of days. Here's some encouragement and helpful hints on how lowering the expectations we have of ourselves may enable us to stay closer to Christ and accomplish more—like working out and sleeping.

Jim Killam

You there. Yeah, you. Flopped on the couch, watching some ESPN workout show. Telling your spouse, "Y'know, we oughta get in shape one of these days. … Got any more of those Ho-Hos?"

Your body is a temple, and the Philistines have moved in. You feel tired most of the time. Maybe you've put on a few pounds. You know this, of course, but any thought of getting physically fit merely reminds you of how busy you already are. Exercise? Only if you could quit your job.


What if we told you some ways to get more exercise, feel better, improve your communication as husband and wife and maybe even improve your spiritual life?

What if you didn't have to buy the "Abs of Granite" video, or some exercise ...

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Related Topics:Exercise; Health; Marriage
September 2008

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