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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Jesus Takes a Stand Even When Society Turns a Blind Eye

But whoso shall offend one of these little ones which believe in Me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged around his neck, and that he were drowned in the depth of the sea. Matthew 18:6

This verse and others related in the Bible show me that Jesus takes a stand when it comes to people abusing children, even if some of society turns a blind eye to it. Right now, I’m mindful of those who are overweight, masking the pain of having been abused or neglected by others.

Those who have suffered abuse or neglect can internalize these events, especially when the abuse was by someone who was supposed to be a role model in their life. They can feel unwanted and unlovable.  This can, sometimes, lead to avoiding relationships with others by the layers of weight that buffer their inner pain. It can also lead to relationships with people who don’t respect them and perpetuate their feelings of inadequacy.

I wish I had the answer for this, but I know that Jesus does. He loves the abused, the lonely, the fearful, the person who protects themselves from pain by layers of weight, etc. He loves and comforts those who turn to Him. He loves them were they are, just the way they are and will heal that pain from their past if they turn it over to His very capable hands. But whoso shall offend one of these little ones which believe in Me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged around his neck, and that he were drowned in the depth of the sea. Matthew 18:6

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 verse.


 Heather Loeb and Dr. Carol Francis on Anorexia, Bulimia & Overeating
by: Carol Francis (explains a wide variety of types of therapies to help) via You Tube

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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