1. What are you giving up in exchange for restriction? (AKA starving yourself comes at an expense) For a long time, I didn’t eat breakfast, because I was afraid to. I had convinced myself that I was just as hungry at lunch time whether I ate breakfast or not. Whether that was true or not, … More 5 Thoughts
In many of the conversations I have about food, folks express to me their concern over the topic of eating desserts. They feel guilty, condemning themselves for having food cravings and even more so for eating the foods they are craving. But, eating dessert doesn’t make you a glutton. My best understanding of the word … More Diet Foods Feed Gluttony
When I was in my junior year of college, I was paralyzed by indecision: to go to medical school, or not to go to medical school. In some ways, it was a really good season of my life. I was finally free of my obsessive food-related thoughts, and had the brain space available to live … More “Christ did not send me to _____________”
I received a question the other day along the lines of, “Do you believe it’s possible that prayer will help prevent weight gain? If I ask God to keep my body the same, will he?” My answer, in short, was no. But I’ve had that thought before, too. In my teenage years, I was terrified … More Praying Away Weight Gain
A few weeks ago, I announced that I was releasing a devotional, and TODAY is the day! I’m so unbelievably excited to share this project, and my prayer is that it will encourage all of YOU to embrace God’s design for the role of food in your life: FREEDOM! This 20-day devotional explores the freedom … More Faith, Food, Freedom Released TODAY!