Be a Vessel for Honor (Thursdays are for Health)

“God has blessed you with one body, one vessel, one life to live for him. You only have one heart, are you taking care of it? You only have one brain, are you protecting and utilizing it? You only have one digestive tract, are you overloading it? If you die as a result of negligent living, you won’t be able … Read More


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Honoring God (Thursdays are for Health)

“If you aren’t careful, food can quickly set itself up as an idol. But when you start thinking about how God feels about the food choices you’re making – about which of your choices bring him honor and glory and which don’t – your perspective changes; your mind snaps back to the fact that your body isn’t your own. Every … Read More


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Power of a Mantra (Thursdays are for Health)

“Make an intentional effort to fill your mind with mantras that will continually remind you of your goal. Here’s one I have repeated to myself countless times: Short-term pleasure is not worth long-term pain. This one has helped me make right choices more than any other thought. Maybe it will help you do the same.” – Nelson Searcy, Steve Reynolds & … Read More


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Keeping Yourself Motivated (Thursdays are for Health)

“Changing the way you think is key to changing your life for the better. Fill your mind with information and knowledge about healthy living. Reading something about health and wellness every day is a great way to keep your focus right and help you stay on track.” – Nelson Searcy, Steve Reynolds & Jennifer Dykes Henson The above quote is from p. 64 … Read More


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How Cravings Start (Thursdays are for Health)

“What you eat starts in your mind. You know how it is: a certain food pops into your head and suddenly you’re craving it. You can’t stop thinking about how good it sounds. Before long, you’ve decided that’s what you are going to have for lunch or dinner. In short order, a seed that was planted in your mind turns … Read More


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Living a Life Worthy of Your Calling (Thursdays are for Health)

“I’m reminded of Paul’s admonition for us to live a life worthy of the calling we have received (Ephesians 4:1). When a body struggling from the consequences of poor health choices ensnares you, you can’t live a life worthy of your calling; you can’t run the race with endurance. What you eat or fail to eat, how much you exercise … Read More


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Learning Portion Control (Thursdays are for Health)

“Not too long ago, I visited an exhibition featuring the human body. While I was there, I saw an actual stomach. I was blown away by how small it was. The stomach is the size of a human fist, not the size of a human head. As I sat down to eat that night and looked at the amount of … Read More


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Small Changes for Big Rewards (Thursdays are for Health)

“What if you could improve your health by just 10% over the next six months? What if you could improve it by 10% more the following six? That would make you 20% healthier this time next year.” If you could do that again the following year, you’d be 40% healthier two years from now. Small changes to your lifestyle will … Read More


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Controlling Your Environment (Thursdays are for Health)

“There’s one thing I know about myself: if food gets near me, it will get in me. Because of that fact, I had to learn to take responsibility for what I allowed into my kitchen. Whether you do the shopping or your spouse does the shopping, make sure you have agreed on what goes into the grocery cart before you set … Read More


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