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3 things to undo emotional eating with your faith.

Have you ever felt confused about yourself and why you DO the things you do, despite your intentions? Life, even in weight loss, can sometimes get confusing and blurry. Like, for example, you set out to start losing weight and then ALL of a sudden, you have a BAD day. You’re stressed, frustrated and tired. And instead of eating the dinner you’d planned to eat; you order domino’s and eat the pizza and wings with the family. Almost like you didn't even EVER KNOW that you were on a diet!? And it’s not until LATER that you realize that you just blew your diet. That’s the kind of confusion and blurriness that I’m talking about. You KNOW that in that moment of stress, FOOD wasn’t the answer. But we’ve BLURRED the lines between feeling and eating. We’ve fallen into the trap of LOVING food so much, that we see it as our OUT for life’s emotions. Food isn't love. God is Love. Whether it's a good or bad emotion we might be feeling is really irrelevant. We eat when we’re happy and when we’re sad. We sometimes don’t even SEE that we’ve blurred these lines until we’ve crossed it so far and can’t find our way back. Today I want to share with you a POWERFUL lesson from one of my FAVORITE TEACHERS: The Apostle Paul. He has SO much to say in the word, and it all applies to us on our weight loss journey.

… I have learned how to be content with whatever I have. I know how to live with almost nothing or with everything. I have learned the secret of living in every situation, whether it is with a full stomach or an empty stomach, with plen