Are you the one interested in being faithful and fit?
Today is the last day to register for Fit Catholic Mom's September W.I.S.E. Gals (Women Improving Sport/Spiritual Endurance) Group Training.
With children headed back to school it is a changing of the seasons. You too can be in the school of health for the Catholic female, BODY AND SOUL.
Sign up today for the Catholic training which will reinvigorate your faith, fitness, food and family. What are you waiting for?
From nourishing meals with healthy foods, easy to follow cardio conditioning, fun and energizing strength training, stimulating spiritual practices, daily motivation and a community of ladies just like you for encouragement along the way, you can't afford not to join!
What other W.I.S.E.Gals are saying about the training they've received:
"Rebecca's program is teaching me to incorporate it into my life in a new way, a way that doesn't conflict but meshes and enhances...her coaching gives me hope every day. It is my health investment - spiritually, mentally, and physically."
Melody in Ohio
"I feel like the faith suggestions have been helping a lot and I am being more intentional about morning/night and in between praying...I used to think the only way to "workout" was running or weights or peppy aerobics ladies, but now I see your wonderful possibilities and want to get to them!"
Erica in Wisconsin
"The recipe book is amazing! I love what you do and love trying your ideas. Glad God placed you so carefully in my life."
Amanda in Germany
Have the Olympics inspired you? They continue to inspire me! Its never too late to become the best FIT, Catholic, Mom, Woman, and Athlete God created you to be!
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Everyday I weigh what is important in my life.
I certainly weigh what it will cost me if I don't take care of my health, and what I will gain if I do.
Face it ladies! We're all pretty obsessed with body image, but this too needs to be weighed.
Physical fitness isn't a good because I think it should be so. I value it as a good because Our Lord did too, but don't get all neo-pagan-cult-of-the-body on me!
There comes a point where you have to draw the line between necessary and reasonable care and the obvious extremes which are to be avoided.
Catechism of the Catholic Church paragraph 2288 states:
"Life and physical health are precious gifts entrusted to us by God.We must take reasonable care of them, taking into account the needs of others and the common good."
"If morality requires respect for the life of the body, it does not make it an absolute value. It rejects a neo-pagan notion that tends to promote the cult of the body, to sacrifice everything for its sake, to idolize physical perfection and success at sports."
By caring for myself physically, I feel my life and faith are more attractive.
This WEIGHS in as super important!
I am closer to having what life takes when I strive to be healthy in every way.
My body needs formation, so I can better search for and communicate the Truth.
This gets me out of bed!
In fact, it made me sweat profusely twice yesterday!
I am motivated to get to where I want to go. I will rise and not be defeated by my lame and lazy self, which is beginning to get schooled again by my driven and passionate one.
May my yes be yes, and my no be no.
So, as you continue to watch the Olympic Games, be inspired by the sacrifice and dedication of the athletes and see how you might apply some of that awesomeness to your own life and vocation!
Since beginning my August W.I.S.E. Gals Group Training I have lost 5 lbs. in just the first 10 days! I have prayed more and eaten better too! I am more motivated and encouraged by daily getting fit with a small community of women. If this interests you, consider being a part of the upcoming Sept. group! I'd love to help you get to where you want to go.
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I remember several years ago when my older sister admitted to me that she always broke the crown off the stem when buying broccoli at the store. She exclaimed to me, "Why do they sell that part?" I had to inform her there was more than meets the eye in there.
If she would be a little more resourceful and peel away the outer toughness of the stem, she could get down to the useable inner part. Sometimes this can ring true in our womanhood.
We can end up coming across as useless and toughened on the outside, but a good peeling away will reveal all the goodness about us.
You are more than meets the eye! Our Father knows it because He made you that way.
Today let your inner layer out. Use your full potential!
Be salt and light in a world gone mad and growing darkened.
"In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven." Matthew 5:16
Strip away your barriers today, the rest of the week and for the whole of your life!
Be well. Live in Him and for Him.
P.S. I've traveled to women's events as a public speaker over the years and it's apparent that we all need fellowship and accountability to live out our intentions and meet our potential.
Consider joining me in the next W.I.S.E. Gals September training session where I'll help you strip off your barriers daily!