Tuesday, February 19, 2013
When I look at the choices of others, I sometimes wonder why they aren't making better choices. In Phx, there is a lot of support to help homeless get back on their feet - however, they must follow the rules or they are suspended from the program temporarily. I don't know why so many would choose not to accept the help or not to follow the rules. It is easy for me to look at them and wonder. Yet, I am blind often to the areas that I am making poor choices in and the real reasons I won't follow the rules. For the past two months, I have switched back and forth from eating in a healthy manner to mindlessly eating what I want. The scale has also swung back and forth. I think I want to not have rules - yet honestly, I know how much better I felt when I ate the way my body responds the most positively. It all comes down to choices and consequences. If I allow them, the consequences will teach me to make good choices. In pondering all this while I write, I am reminded of how much I need God's grace to do what is best. I realized this while I was losing - I need Him just as much if not even more in maintenance. Time to go seek the Source - the One who enables me to do what is needed.