Taking Care of the Body

Friday, May 19th, 2017

We can choose many things in this world to focus on that will wind up corrupting the soul. One such focus is an extreme focus on our bodies. We are simply not to be body focused—comparing ourselves to others.

Yes, we are to take care of the body. Taking care of the body is absolutely essential as a human being. We were made and given life, and it is not our right to destroy it. The body and soul and mind that you have been given are God’s and belong to God. In fact, another way to look at it is you are renting this body out and it is not your right to destroy it.

God designed mankind in His image; however, He made us all unique. What is the ideal body weight for one person is not the ideal body weight for another. God designed our systems so efficiently that when you eat according to hunger and fullness, your body will intuitively go to a natural size and remain there. By observing all body types in the world, you see that God made human bodies to appear on the slender side. Your body knows when the extra reserves have all been used up and you are down to the size and shape that God has assigned to you

 

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