Category: Spiritual

LDS Faith, Scripture study

Appetite and The Temptations of Christ While Fasting

We can follow the example of Jesus Christ to overcome the temptation to eat food we shouldn’t and control our appetite. Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash While Jesus was fasting 40 days in Matthew 4: 1-11, he was tempted by Satan in three ways. A temptation of appetite A temptation of pride or vanity. A temptation for …

LDS Faith, Scripture study

The First Book Of Nephi- Perseverance, Dedication, Hard Work

Keeping a scripture journal is a great way to find nuggets of things that are important to you in each season of life. As I read the Book of Mormon, from cover to cover, I am curious and interested in what God has to say about grit! Dedication, hard work, perseverance, devotion, enduring to the …

Daily Living, Fitness, Mental Health, Mindful Eating, Nutrition, Weight Loss

My Weight Loss Story

I’ve mentally written my weight loss success story a thousand times.  In my vision, I become super skinny and everyone asks me how I did it! I always imagined my story would be something like, “I stopped eating sugar and never had a craving to over-eat again!” I wrote my imaginary “Body for Life” essay and became the …