Continuing today with my (very) slow read through Cravings by Mary DeTurris Poust. I am still on Chapter 1 ... honestly I am in no rush, plus there is so much here to ponder it is hard for me to get far when I am so lost in my thoughts. My philosophy with habit changing, "slow and steady, wins the race." The following quote includes some rather DIFFICULT questions to answer. First, read the quote...
If we have always thought of ourselves as fat or ugly or invisible or all of the above, learning to see ourselves with new eyes can feel more dangerous than skydiving or swinging from a trapeze without a net...So it comes down to asking ourselves the questions we've probably been trying to avoid: What do we want from life? What are our hopes and fears? Where is God in the mix and how do we relate to our Creator in contemplation, in action, in the mundane details of daily life? Are we willing to be radical, willing to accept a miracle in our own lives?
Second, I have broken the questions down into list format to assist in reflecting on each. An idea to help you process these - write your thoughts down! It will be good practice too for when it comes to keeping a food journal. Personally, I AM a journal keeping machine -- constantly writing. I found journals serves me well when trying to sort through feelings, memories and construct new strategies. I would also love to hash these around together ... so first consider:
Next - Want to join the conversation? Pray, contemplate and if you choose - Comment below on one or more of these questions? Feel free to respond to others, just remember to always be kind and encouraging!