The condition of my heart needs to be positioned to enjoy closeness and fulfillment with God for eternity, as Lysa said in today's email. I know that how I feel this moment will change because feelings change. I'll have bad days. I'll want junk food and I'll want a lot of it. The difference now is I've invited God into this issue and I know He'll stay with me. I know that my struggle with food addiction doesn't end here. But it's the beginning of the end. Praise God!!
I don't know what's around the corner. I do know that when I turn the corner the Lord will be there with me. He'll be there with you.
Remember a few of Lysa's go-to scripts:
- We are made for more than to be stuck in this vicious cycle of defeat.
- God has given us power over our food choices. We are to consume food. Food isn't supposed to consume us.
- Our struggle with weight and food issues is not God's mean curse on us, but an outside indication that internal changes are needed for us to function and feel well.
- The boundaries with food that we put in place are not for restriction but rather to define the parameters of our freedom.
I'm so thankful for the health that I do have right now. Thank you all for reading my posts and starting your own journey to overcoming your personal issues with food, at whatever level it is. Until next week....