"But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway." 1Corinthians 9:27
This isn´t the easiest verse in the Bible to apply. Really, if you start to apply it in one area, you have to apply it to all areas of your life. I do think though, that is what the apostle Paul is trying to convey to us, that we need to bring all areas of our lives under subjection. So does that mean our diet and physical health too?
Yikes! I guess, I am stepping on my own toes here. I am a perfectionest in character and sometimes if I can´t even get close to a goal, I give up without even trying. That´s what they call a failed perfectionest. However, I have found with diet and fitness that, if I have a bad day or I am too busy one day, it is just like any other discipline, we get right back at it the next day. It is a lifetime discipline. It is a journey. I like to call it my fitness journey for life.
Would you like to join me in getting our bodies under subjection? This may mean different things for different people. You obviously are not just like me and I am not just like you. You may not even have to lose any weight at all, but want to be fit and healthy. Whatever your goals maybe, just keep plugging away at them just like we do with our spiritual goals. I believe our spiritual goals are directly tied to our physical bodies as well. What goals are you working for with God´s strength? Don´t let past failure keep you from going forward.
Just e mail me your e mail address so that I can send you all the details and invite you to our private fitness blog.
I look forward to Springing into Shape with you!