exercise

Traps & Tips for Spiritual Workouts

As part of our health insurance, they bribe, er, encourage us to stay healthy and active.  So the other day (in order to earn “points” for the program) I was reading an article about beginning a workout regimen.  The advice given was good—things like how to make your exercise a habit so that you can stick with it when life gets busy, […]

Holy Workout

A Mountain Trail

If you’re looking for a creative way to do penance during Lent, I have an idea for you: exercise. Even if you love to exercise, there is often a little suffering involved. It might be cold or raining, you might not feel like working hard that day, or perhaps you’re bored with the usual routine. Here are a few ideas […]

Being Fit in Mind, Body and Soul

I really don’t like going to the doctor and will do anything to avoid it.  However, now that I am in my mid-40’s, I am starting to recognize that I can no longer take my health for granted.  I went to my doctor in mid-February for a routine physical and heard once again that I needed to shed some weight, […]

Happy Lent!

Lent, happy?  But of course.  If Lent is meant to strengthen you spiritually and bring you closer to God, why wouldn’t it be a happy time?  It should be happy because it’s a holy time.  So, surely you should be wearing a big smile across your face until Easter. After forty days of increased holiness, you will be downright giddy […]