Welcome! I'm Melissa Gross, a dynamic and interactive teacher and speaker called to lead and encourage Christian women in their walk with the Lord through classes, workshops and retreats incorporating Bible study, devotionals, illustrated Bible journaling, paper crafting and mixed media projects that merge faith and art bringing God’s Word to life so you can find renewed excitement to dive into the Word, use your creative gifts, and apply the Truth as you draw closer to the Lord and serve Him in your everyday life. This site is where I share my everyday adventures, Bible Journaling pages, scrapbook layouts, handmade cards, and other crafty projects, as well as information on my upcoming workshops and events. I also post photos, ramble about books I'm reading, stuff I'm organizing, and other FUN bits & pieces of my wonderful life.
Monday, May 3, 2010
I know the best way to feel good and stay energized is to take care of myself by eating healthy, exercising regularly, spending quiet time with the Lord, and nurturing the important relationships in my life. I'm doing great on the last two, but those first two need some work! Starting today!
Robbie and I walked for 20 minutes this morning (1.2 miles). We're not going to win any marathons, but it felt great to get out and walk in the beautiful sunshine with the man I love. This afternoon I completed a 30 minute strength training routine. Since I'm basically starting over with this routine after not working at it the last couple of months, I used the 10-pound weights. I was able to complete the entire routine, however it will be a little while before I can move up to the 12-pound weights again. But hopefully before too very long, I'll be dusting off those 15 pounders again!