Bald and Beautiful

Bald and Beautiful

The other day I was at a middle school soccer game and one of the players had obviously been through cancer treatment recently. She was thin as a rail and bald, but she was out there and she was competing–with not an ounce of backing down. She was a fighter – a cancer fighter. I…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Month of October is dedicated to Breast Cancer Awareness. In doing research for this article I came across this article from Everyday Health. Cancer is complicated and if you or a someone you know is battling cancer, any type of cancer, you are in a fight. I have copied and pasted the opening paragraph…

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Thank You!

Thank You!

Thanks to your help, we donated 85 gift baskets to, or on behalf of those battling cancer.  For each gift basket that was purchased, we added $5 to our Healing through Nutrition fund to help send good food to those battling cancer. That ads up to $425! Nice work, good food community! Prayer update: Last Wednesday, we prayed…

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Hope

Hope

Hope is a necessary ingredient in the battle against cancer. We must believe that healing is possible and hope is an underlying cornerstone for healing to happen. Without hope, hopelessness is left and we can’t have that; we must have hope. Since we started sharing about cancer this month, the ground swell of support and…

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Cancer, Continued

Cancer, Continued

I have been using my blog as a platform to talk about cancer the last few months joining our voice to the national campaign making October Breast Cancer Awareness Month. All those pink ribbons are a rallying point for all cancers. Breast Cancer has the dubious distinction of being the #1 incidence of Cancer for…

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The Story Behind a Box of Good

The Story Behind a Box of Good

After my last article about the changes on the farm and at the business, I received a few emails encouraging us to keep up the good work. Back in the 90s (yes, we have been at home delivery for that long) we started out using paper grocery bags, lined with a plastic T-shirt bag for…

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What We Eat Matters

Before I begin, I would like to share an excerpt from “Citizenship in a Republic,” by Theodore RooseveIt, April 23, 1910. It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the…

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Change is 80% Behavior and 20% Mental

Change is 80% Behavior and 20% Mental

If you believe in something that is realistically attainable and have the right attitude (mindset) coupled with realistic goals, you more often than not will be successful at reaching the prize. The challenge comes when our head knowledge (knowing the right thing to do) hasn’t become heart knowledge. For instance, EVERYONE knows that eating more…

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