Archives for February 2011

Feb 27

Our Very Next Choice

Thank you so much to everyone who joined me for the Made to Crave Online Bible Study. I don’t think I can adequately express what you have meant to me. I am extremely grateful for your time, support, encouragement, and commitment to this study. Although I was leading you, I was also walking this journey with you. And it has been great! You all have encouraged me and your participation has been priceless!

The MTC study on this blog is indeed over. With that said, I am still striving to live my healthy choices and will refer to my new found Go-To Scripts, Power Words, and Scripture to continue to empower me to stay on track. I am praying for each of you that even though the study is over, your healthy choices will remain.

The main idea in Made to Crave is that we are to satisfy our deepest desire with God, not food. Just because the book/study is over here, doesn’t mean that changes. The best way to make sure that doesn’t change is to remain in God’s Word. There are opportunities on this blog to remain in God’s Word (by continuing in the Online Bible Studies) or you can continue on your own. Either way, I pray that you will keep implementing what you’ve learned. Don’t quit. Don’t give up. You have the power in you to succeed. Sing it sistas….”I GOT DA POWAHHHH!’

The last few lines of Made to Crave say this:

Whether we’re on the path toward victory or defeat is determined by the very next choice we make. Not the choices from yesterday. Not the choices from five minutes ago. (so don’t beat yourself up over those!)

The next choice. Our very next choice. May it be that of an overcomer. An overcomer made to crave God alone.

Do you feel like an overcomer made to crave God alone?  I do. And I’m going to keep choosing God. How about you?  What’s your next choice?

Feb 26

Exercise: Gotta Keep It Real

Short and Sweet Today.

I still don’t like to exercise. But I always feel better when I’m done.

I think I’d like it more if I had the luxury of time. I feel like I’m cramming it in.

I want a little variety.

Wal-Mart has some good selections for in home exercising videos for $10 and under.

Having an exercise ball is great. (although mine popped.)

Having a variety of weights is good too.

Enjoy today’s vlog.

Y’all have a great weekend!

***Check in tomorrow for a wrap up, high-lights, and closure to this MTC study. :(

Feb 25

Cooking With Melissa

Oh my gracious, the title of this post just makes me laugh!  I am so not a cook and definitely don’t feel qualified to do a cooking demonstration!  But as you see often on this blog, you don’t have to be an expert to share now do ya?  And it’s a good thing, because here are 4 short clips of me sharing just a few of my cooking tips with you :)

Melissa Presents….Eggs with spinach and a Salmon Wrap.

How about let’s talk eating vegetarian style….and oh yea, can someone fix my hair please?

Eggs are ready!  Yummy!  And guess how much weight I’ve lost?

Hair up or hair down?

(I left it down.)

As promised, I am giving away the book and conference call series for our next call.  Emma Brown, you are the winner!!!  Congratulations!  Send me your email address and I’ll be in touch about getting you signed up for our next study and sending you your new book!

One more thing (and this is a last minute edit) I just read Samantha Reed’s blog~fabulous message. Go check it out, especially if you have ever felt like you were unloveable.

Y’all tune in tomorrow for a bonus Vlog on exercise!  Warning:  No make up worn in tomorrow’s clip.  Yikes!

Have a great Friday!

Much Love <3