05.102015
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Rock Bottom

Rock Bottom

“And a woman was there who had been subject to bleeding for twelve years. 26 She had suffered a great deal under the care of many doctors and had spent all she had, yet instead of getting better she grew worse.”…27 “When she heard about Jesus, she came up behind him in the crowds and more »

05.092015
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“Beloved”

“Beloved”

“Beloved” Nothing will drive you to your knees faster than watching your chiild suffer from a pain for which you do not have the cure. I don’t remember much on the drive home from The Park with Breanna, but I do remember frantically talking to God in my mind and ultimately saying the only thing more »

05.092015
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You can always plant a different tree

You can always plant a different tree

“Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you punish him … he will not die…He will die for lack of discipline, led astray by his own great folly.” Prov 23:13 I’ve walked with God long enough now to have experiential knowledge of His ways. That is, through experience, I know Him. Even when I more »

05.032015
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Does a butterfly long to become a caterpillar?

Does a butterfly long to become a caterpillar?

On March 26, 2013 Breanna hit her goal weight of 110 pounds. She had lost 76 pounds in just 14 months-40 percent of her body weight gone in just a little over a year. It was surrealistic that our once morbidly obese daughter, who couldn’t make it up the stairs of our home without labored more »

04.282015
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Yes, You Can

Yes, You Can

When Breanna was 9, I never would have believed that she would lose 40 percent of her body weight in just over a year. More than that, I never would have believed that I’d be the one who led her to such victory. It seemed… impossible. And yet, she did it. The truth (that Breanna more »

04.262015
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Words Hurt

Words Hurt

Whoever coined the phrase “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me” did not have an obese child. Words hurt. If someone had asked me three years ago if Breanna’s obesity bothered her, I would of said no and I would of been so wrong. She never talked about it, more »

04.252015
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But I’m Hungry

But I’m Hungry

If you walked into your home tonight and there were a 12,000 pound elephant in your living room, it would be impossible to overlook. People in the room who pretend the elephant is not there have chosen to avoid dealing with the looming big issue. In America, the elephant in the room is food. It more »

04.242015
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“To Hard”

“To Hard”

In the middle of our journey someone said to me in a not so kind tone, “Don’t you think you are being too hard?” I wanted to shout “TOO HARD?” Too hard is hearing your daughter breathe like a freight train at night because her body couldn’t get sufficient oxygen. Too hard was watching the more »

04.182015
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Book Release May 19

Book Release May 19

Mark you calendars… “Who’s the New Kid?” Book release May 19. “Change can and will happen one step at a time.” -Breanna & Nathan Bond

04.152015
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Orange Soda

Orange Soda

Juice from one orange 3/4 cup sparkling natural mineral water Mix and enjoy.