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The Chocolate That Got Away

Saturday, January 12, 2013

“Your thoughts…are the source of true life.” Pr 4:23 CEV I am really and truly trying to cut back on my sugar and chocolate is one of my most favorite foods, so today I did not put the scrumptious chocolate dessert on my plate. I thought about my goals of eating healthy and I thought about how I would feel after I had stuffed my mouth with the delicious chocolate, so today I did not eat it. God had blessed me with self-control and today I used it. I will still think about and eat sweets—especially chocolate, however I will choose what is best for me one dessert at a time, one day at a time and one small portion at a time. The person God blesses must “exercise self-control, live wisely, and have a good reputation” (1Ti 3:2 NLT). emoticon emoticon emoticon
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    I hear you! I love chocolate as well! My goal is not to eliminate it totally, but have it in moderation. Like you stated, it's all about self-control!

    We can do it! emoticon
    1381 days ago
    Amen. emoticon and keep up the good fight. emoticon
    1381 days ago
    Temperance...we can all use more of that in every area!
    1381 days ago
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