The Daniel Plan is a faith based plan based on five Essentials:

Faith – Food – Fitness – Focus – Friends

Contrary to popular belief, it is not just about diet.  It is about building a healthy, permanent lifestyle, using the five essentials.  When you do this, you experience a healthier outlook for your body, heart and mind.

This plan was developed by Rick Warren, pastor of Saddleback Church, Dr. Daniel Amen and Dr. Mark Hyman.

New Song Community Church’s group currently meets, at the church, on Thursday afternoon at 2:00.  There is a six week DVD series that we go through a couple of times a year and continue meeting throughout as a support group.


Lois’ Tidbits


  Happy Monday!  Last week in Bible Study, we talked about things like being set free from sin’s control, becoming a slave to righteousness, not sin and realizing you are a child of God by being chosen by Him and brought into His family.  How does that make you feel?  It gives me a sense…



Happy Monday! Until a few years ago, even though I had heard about Advent, I didn’t know what it was about.  Each year, I learn a little more and understand it a little more. The first week is for hope.  I think this is a beautiful explanation. Pray Unceasingly!! In His light, Lois ADVENT WEEK…


My Favorite Habits of Happiness

Happy Monday! I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving with much to be grateful for. I love Christmas!  I love the music and the decorations, but I especially love the reason we celebrate.  The birth of a savior! It always saddens me to think about the depression and sadness that so many experience from…


Cultivating Habits of Being Grateful

Happy Monday and Happy Thanksgiving! This season is all about gratitude.  I am so grateful for so many things.  I shared in church this morning that 5 years ago, we were looking for a church.  Friends took us to New Song.  We went looking for a church and found a family.  What a blessing that…



Happy Monday! Our Thursday DP group has just turned another corner as we finished the new Faith Essential in the in-depth study. Isn’t it funny that no matter how often you read it or how much you believe you know, there is always something new there. One of my favorite scriptures, since beginning this journey,…


 The Lord’s Battle

Happy Monday! Here we are again in a new week.  Yet another fresh start to do with what we will. As I got some fresh fruit at the church carry in dinner, someone told me I was really strong.  The fruit was surrounded by a variety of wonderful, tempting desserts.  I responded as truthfully as…


Every Part of You

Happy Monday! There are so many things going on in the world today.  Most of what we hear about is bad.  Thanks be to God, there is more to the story. Pastor Saeed Abedini is an Iranian American Christian pastor who was imprisoned for nearly 3 years in Iran for threatening “national security” by making Christian gatherings.…



Happy Monday! I hope wherever you are that you are seeing a hint of fall, with cooler temperatures and changing colors.  Where I am, we are having “Hotumn”.  Not an awful lot of either of those things.  I take solace in the fact that when some of you will be experiencing cold and blustery, we will still, for…


Relying on His Faithfulness

Happy Monday! Sometimes life is full of bumps in the road.  Sometimes it is full of surprises. And sometimes there is sadness, all clumped together with joy.  Life changes.  Things change. One thing that never changes though is our Lord’s faithfulness.  He is there to lift you up when you are down and, if you…


When Fear Chases Me

As I write this, I wait for the news that my sister in-law has received the ultimate promotion.  She has earned her wings and I know my brother and niece are waiting with open arms.  There is no doubt in my mind that she will be greeted with “well done, good and faithful servant”. She…