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Are you stewarding your health? 5 ways to honor God with daily choices

God's Word reminds us that our bodies are not our own, and they've been bought with a price. "Have you forgotten that your body is now the sacred temple of the Spirit of Holiness, who lives in you? You don’t belong to yourself any longer, for the gift of God, the Holy...

Do you wish life was easy?

Fighting or building? Where are you exerting energy--on fighting the old or building the new?  Remember, friend, Nehemiah faced much opposition building the wall. His mission was riddled with haters and smack talk. Similarly, when you set out on a mission to better...

Timeless tips & tools for your journey to health & wholeness

When I first set out to lose weight, I was 21 years old.I've lost -120+lbs and have maintained it for nearly 25 years, and people always ask me, "What is the secret?"Friend, there is no secret and there is no one-size-fits-all-formula. And you certainly can't buy this...

Let’s go farther together

You may have heard the proverb: If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. What a reminder of the power and importance of community! We are not called to live life alone,  and we certainly can't accomplish our destiny flyin' solo.  So I am...

Are you brave enough to be bad at something new?

Step into 2022 with boldness & bravery! Today we celebrate episode #100, 10K downloads, and listeners in 43 countries! THANK YOU for your support! Here is the deal: I stepped out in faith to launch the Shine with Frannie Show podcast, having NO CLUE what on earth...

21 things I learned in 2021

WHOOOHOOOO!   2022 is here!   I love reviewing my vision board from the previous year and reflecting upon the events and lessons learned.   Here are some things I gleaned from 2021:   God's plans and mine are not synced on the same timeline....

Have you laughed yet today?

I hope this makes your spirit bright! I get it. It's a busy time of year. Shopping.Decorating.Baking. Wrapping. Hosting.ALL. THE. THINGS. But I invite you to take :11 seconds to slow down and laugh, after all, when we laugh, we are enjoying life and living the way God...

My present for you: prayer!

My present for you: prayer! The holiday season has arrived. (I think it arrived at Target in August.) For some, it’s the most wonderful time of the year, filled with family traditions, festive music, and other holiday happenings that embody the spirit of the season....

October health challenge is here! 🎉

Healthier & stronger together! Hey there! The October health challenge is here--Walk with God & run from the devil! (That's hint to what is entailed.) It's my birthday month! And I don't know about you, but I LOVE celebrating my birthday (actually I love...

How do you score? 😳

Health report card As you review the health report card above, take a minute to evaluate; how would you rate yourself in the respective "subjects"?   P.S. If you feel there is room for improvement in any of the areas above, comment  and request my coaching menu....

Weight loss or health journey?

When I first started my weight loss journey, a trainer abruptly commented, "Well, you didn't get fat with one meal, you won't get skinny with one workout." While my feelings were hurt, the message was loud and clear: consistency leads to results--based upon "good" or...

      "A healthy lifestyle is not about what you see when you look in the mirror; it's about The One we're trying to mirror." --Jimmy Pena   P.S. If you struggle with long-term toxic beliefs and unhealthy habits that are keeping you from living and...

Which of these is a fact?

Which of these is a fact? Exercise is an opportunity to punish myself for last night's eating choices. My body is the Holy Spirit's home. When I get to (insert goal weight/size) I will be happy. If you responded with #2, you are correct! This is confirmed in 1 Corin...

Do you hate your thighs? Belly? or…?

What do you see? Did you know that you can only see 70% of your body without using a mirror? Yep. You can't see your eyes, ears, neck, or how about the back of that funky-looking-messy-bun you fashioned up in the back!!? Do you tend to see 70% or 30%...

A Season of Breaking

Have you ever questioned God, "What on earth are You doing?" When we encounter times in life where we just don't get-- why the adversity, why the struggle, why the ____ you fill in the blank. I want to remind you that Papa prunes to provide a plentiful harvest. "He...

“Getting fit” is not a 1X achievable goal

    I work with women who tell me their goal is to “get fit.”   Friend, I hate to break it to you, but that is not a completely achievable 1X goal. When you commit your health to His hands, you are constantly transforming into a healthier version of you with every...

A Prayer for New Beginnings

A Prayer for New  Beginnings Father God, I thank You for the new opportunities that are before me. You have divinely assigned the right people in my path and have orchestrated the circumstances in my favor. This is the necessary foundation for even greater things to...

How often do you weigh yourself?

  Weighing our worth   Have you ever obsessed over the number on the scale? (Or maybe you still do?)... that was me. I used to strip down naked--I'm talking not even a hair tie, earring, or dribble of pee, before I stepped on the scale every morning to...

Do you have any “unlearning” to do?

    What do you need to unlearn?   My dear friend Karen sent me this wonderful book last week: The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse. It is filled with pearls of simple wisdom; the above image is a page that really resonated with me. We have a...

Optimal health opens 🚪of opportunities to serve bigger!

I heard a sermon from Pastor Rick McFarland last week; he shared a great quote: "I want God to say, 'Well done, good and faithful servant. Not well, you're done.''🤯 To fulfill our part of the Great Commission (Matt 28: 18-20) and serve God with our YOUnique gifting...

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