I found this exercise here and tried it. It's true! Why IS this? It reminds me of a conversation my friend and I had at the kitchen table yesterday morning...
We've both been struggling with gaining weight lately. I identified MY problem as being a "cluster" of challenges--difficult to separate one from another. Each influences the other challenges -- kind of like the foot and the hand thing!
My friend and I expressed our determination to address our individual issues and check in on each other. My work will be to get my hands and feet cooperating with my mind and emotions to correct some bad habits that have replaced HEALTHY and WHOLESOME ones including:
- Substituting blogging for daily hand-written journaling
- Neglecting 30 minutes of daily exercise
- NOT neglecting sugar
- NOT neglecting breads and pasta
- Neglecting daily times of prayer
If confession is good for the soul, then it is well with my soul!
For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is God's steadfast love toward those who fear him; as far as the east is from the west, so far does he remove our transgressions from us. As a father shows compassion to his children, so the Lord shows compassion to those who fear him. For he knows our frame; he remembers that we are dust. (Psalm 103:11-14).