5th year of “no dairy, no sugar” fast for the month of September!
Really? What is all the fuss about? Why worry about the relationship I have with Starbucks coffees, yummy cookies, pies, cakes, fast food delicacies like Chick-fil-A’s chocolate milkshake, or too many chicken nuggets in my box with a large sized waffle fry? What’s the harm? It’s not like my waistline has expanded so far that I need to go out and buy a whole new wardrobe!
Here’s the crux of the matter: Am I honoring God with my relationship to sweets?
In his book Every Body Matters, Gary Thomas espouses: “God alone knows whether we are honoring him with our daily choices.”
That’s something I must consider and act upon and thus, the big reason for my “no dairy, no sugar fast.” Am I honoring God with the choices I make when it comes to food, especially sweets? Thomas asserts, “We need a new relationship with food altogether, seeing it…
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