Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Living Well Wednesday!

2 Corinthians 10:3-5

For though we live in the world, we do not wage war as the world does. The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.
Well I am not making much progress in the weight loss department! I continue to notice the HUGE stronghold that I have allowed satan to continue to try and use against me! I told my mother last week that I even realize when I am eating something I shouldn't (duh), but I say "Well God at this point I don't care!" Self destructive - OH YEAH!
I am not discouraged though! I will continue to seek God, Flee Temptation and pursue righteousness! I love Darlene's article today! So true and definitely what I needed to hear!!!
As the first says at the beginning of this post - "I demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and I take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ!
I need to find this sheet I received a the fast I went to in October, it had some truths on it that I know will benefit me and you may be encouraged as well!
Have a great day everyone, and check up on the other ladies who are choosing to Live Well at


ValleyGirl said...

That verse fits so well with Darlene's post this morning ~ bad habits have to be REPLACED with a good habit!! The habits we form take up space in our lives and when there's suddenly a hole where one used to be, we're quick to fill that hole with a new habit. Obviously, filling it with something that's a GOOD habit is the goal!!! Keep it up!!

Joanne said...

Ok, so I just talked to my sister and we are going to start a diet program together next week. She has already started this week. We both want to lose a little bit of weight.

I know with me that exercise is key. With the Spring weather ahead, I am hopeful.

Oh Lord, HELP!

Blessings, Joanne

Love Bears All Things said...

I know just what you mean about eating something and knowing when you do it that it is wrong, but doing it anyway. Some days, I just let it go. Other days, I seem to have so much more willpower.
I think it is improtant to keep these verses forefront of our mind. I copied yours into my journal. Sometimes, I just sit down and re-read the ones I've written. We need to put on the armor, literally, of God. Imagine ourselves wearing it. I will be interested to read the truths you want to share.
Have a good week,
Mama Bear

Honest to Ya~Ya said...

Great post and a huge encouragement!

I'm new to Living Well, better late than never though!

Have a great day! ♥

Cheri said...

I hear you Kim, it's so hard. Even though I know it affects so many aspects of my health I still struggle so much with choosing healthy things.

Denise said...

I know it is hard, but you are a strong woman. Cheering you on my friend.

Darlene said...

I like the verse you used in this post. It fits so well, and reminds me to take those same thoughts and make them obedient!

Becky said...

Why do we do self-destructive things, when we know that we are?! ugh!
Hang in there! Thanks for the honesty....think many of us fall into the same traps often!

Shelly said...

Hey Kim, keep pressing on. I have been working out at Snapfitness and I am really starting to enjoy it more and more. Weight does not go off quick, but am losing inches and the outcome of feeling good and refreshed is awesome. We all need to set aside a time when we "cheat" on a little something good once in a while. If deprive of that then things get out of hand I think. YOU CAN DO IT!
If you want, come join at snapfitness.

Juliet said...

Hi Kim, you were right- I hadn't received your earlier comment on my blog! Thanks for your encouragement. I would really recommend trying a dietitian, as it has opened my eyes to some very conterproductive things I've been doing! (It's only day 2, mind you, but I feel like I've really got the tools now to enable me to succeed!) Good luck with your journey, it's dang hard (am I allowed to say dang??), but another upside is that the things you struggle with give you a greater compassion and understanding for others- you know, the whole "turn your mess into a message" thing.

Juliet said...

P.S. I noticed on your profile that you love biblical historical fiction... my recommendation is Ellen Gunderson Traylor- if you haven't tried her novels yet, I'm sure you'll love them!

Miss*Suzanne said...

Good Morning!

Wow! I just got it! The words, "self destructive" really stood out to me. I've never hurt anyone in my life as much as I've hurt myself. I realized while reading your post that the argument that I have to demolish in my brain is that food is my reward. The truth is, food is my destruction.

hmmmmm....you really gave me a new perspective this morning.

Thanks girl!
Suzie ;)

Shari said...

I'm not doing well in the eating/weight-loss department either. My husband came back from his long work trip and started cooking his kind of food. All the weight that I had lost I gained back in 2 weeks.