Spiritual Eating Disorder

Do you ever read the bible  and you finally just get it?

I feel like I don’t have this happen as much as I would like. But today while I was writing in my journal and reading I “got” something! I had recently heard a man talk about Billy Graham and how he thought of the bible as spiritual food and how he never wanted to miss a meal! When I heard this I was like, “whoa, that is so true” and I was convicted. I got it then but I really got it today.

I feel like I have a spiritual eating disorder. Most days, if not all, I only spiritually eat once and  if I only spiritually eat once then I don’t have enough energy to pour out into others, because I am hungry myself!  But we could also eat a lot and get spiritually fat and this isn’t necessarily a good thing! When we eat a lot in real life, in order to not get fat we have to go to the gym and exercise. So if we are getting all of our spiritual meals, we should be pouring into others, which will keep us spiritually healthy!

It is a constant inflow so that we can overflow into others as my youth pastor Darin says.

So lettuce eat, but don’t forget to exercise!

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The Good, The Bad, The Ugly // January Edition

So the lets start with the good.
The Good//  I went skiing for the first time in January. It was super fun because I went with Ben and his aunt!  I was a little intimidated at first because 1.They are both really good at skiing and Ben is also an amazing snowboarder 2. I am from Texas and we don’t have snow there so connect the dots and 3. I tried snowboarding and that was just a fail (it was at midnight and snowboarding is just hard in general). So I was anxious to see how skiing would go. Lets just say that like the slopes I had my ups and downs.
The Bad// I went down the wrong hill.
The Ugly// I fell. Hard.
I have a bruise on my bum. tehe.

This is how I felt going down that hill.