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Tuesday, May 7, 2013

God Doesn't Want Me Sitting on the Sidelines Any More

Hebrews 13: 5 Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for He hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee. 6 So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me.

I went to a diversity training workshop with my husband. It made a major difference on my life. They talked about many different types of discrimination, especially that of race. I was no newcomer to discrimination. I had been heavy for years and had people gawk at me, ignore me, treat me like my feelings didn't matter, but that wasn't the case now.

They gave several examples of discrimination, but the one that impacted my life was: that by saying nothing, we were condoning the discriminatory behavior of others. That means, that by my sitting quietly on the sidelines and doing nothing, I was helping them be rude and hurtful to others. 

The Self-Righteous Christian inside me who thought I was sensitive to the needs of others was stunned! That means I can't sit back like I'm invisible, but I have to take an active stance. I have to say things like: "I don 't like it when you say negative things about other races, those who are handicapped, or are poor."  I wish I could tell you that I always do it, but I try to take a more active stand. I know that God is going to provide the wording, because God doesn't want me sitting on the sidelines anymore.  Hebrews 13: 5 Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for He hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee. 6 So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me.

Since this is an example of the positive influence God has made on my overeating, this may not reflect the whole meaning of the Bible verses.

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I have decided to include Weight Loss Tip Videos instead of the Healthy Tips I have been doing prior to this to provide a wide variety of tips for weight loss. See Disclaimer. I, personally, lost the weight through prayer and good nutrition, and do not promote any weight loss gimmicks. Debbie

Disclaimer: Please consult a physician and be prayerful before considering any of the tips presented in these Weight Loss Tips Videos or their ads. I am not responsible for the content of the videos or their ads. Debra Seiling


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