It’s a new year and like most of the world, you may have made a resolution to lose weight and get healthy. That is a great resolution!
But can I ask you a question?
Who are you doing it for?
Yourself or Christ?
Resolutions are great as long as Christ is at the center of them.
I’ll be the first to admit that I struggled with putting Christ at the center when I decided it was time to lose the weight after the birth of my son. I had gained 60 lbs during my pregnancy (30 lbs right at the end from pre-eclampsia! Ugh!). I’d always heard that pregnancy was a beautiful thing and it gives a woman a glow. I felt hideous, uncomfortable, and so far from beautiful. My delivery was far from what I had imagined and I felt my body had failed me. For the next year after my son was born, I was ashamed of my body and I allowed Satan to fill my mind with the worst of words: ugly, disgusting, unattractive, unacceptable…
To read the rest of this post and find encouragement in your weight loss journey, head on over to the Priority Ministries blog. I am guest posting over there today!!!