Quick Thought:  True Health

As you know from reading past posts, I’m a huge fan of exercise and especially the hours/miles-long walks I take 3-5 times a week.  For the spectacular scenery on especially one of my various, rotating routes, yes, but most of all by far for the focused fellowship and prayer so conducive to such a setting (outdoors, surrounded by nature, etc.).

I’ve made many more exceptions during the ongoing pandemic of the past year but otherwise have long been a big fan of eating  healthily, too, and while that’s a great thing (since one’s body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, 1 Corinthians 6:19) I was reminded anew during yesterday’s walk of a crucial principle:  that as good and healthy and important as it is to carefully manage what goes into one’s mouth, it’s infinitely more important to be aware of and manage what comes out of  it.

  • “It is not what enters into the mouth that defiles the man, but what proceeds out of the mouth, this defiles the man.” (Matthew 15:11)

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