Thursday, July 12, 2012

Learning Not to Indulge

In January I read the following devotion written by Lysa TerKeurst of Proverbs 31 Ministrties.  It didn't truly speak to me then as much as it does now.  So much so that I printed out a copy and put it on my fridge, the location of most of my indulgences.  My other indulgences are found in my pantry, LOL.

I never felt as if I was indulging (as defined by Lysa), but I did know that I was eating more than I should.  I often felt guilty but I ignored it because food brought me to a happy place.  At times I relied on it to do so more than God.  I pray that her writing speaks to your heart the way it did mine.

Why Shouldn't I Indulge by Lysa TerKeurst
"I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made." Psalm 139:14a (NIV)

God made you wonderful. Psalm 139 says so. You are beautiful and loved just the way you are, whether you're a size zero or a size thirty. But, if your size is a struggle or a place of defeat, God loves you so much He doesn't want you to stay there. Read more

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