Saturday, June 30, 2012
Asked myself this question this morning, what takes us more of my time, thinking about the food I should or should not eat, which way of eating is best, or my relationship to God ?
Luke 12:22 Then Jesus said to his disciples: “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat; or about your body, what you will wear."
If a modern day guru of sorts said what Jesus said, we would think he was being irresponsible in making such a statement. We are consumed these days by concepts such as vegan/non vegan. Protein/no protein. Carbs/low carbs. Fat/low fat or no fat. Organic/non organic. I have no desire to discuss the merits of any food plans, been there done that. Yet, most of us never have realized that food has become the whole focus of so many conversations, and so many times we stock and restock our pantries with whatever foods we just heard about on the television or in the news. It's mind boggling. It's peer pressure extraordinaire ! If I was bent on finding a subtle plot to take peoples minds off of God, I would guess what to eat and what not to eat, would be high on the list.
It is a silent sort of morning, sitting next to the wood stove in my rocker, watching the birds outside my windo...