There seems to be a painful period in the first thirty days, before establishing a habit. But after doing the groundwork, denying the cravings or whatever it is for a month or so, a habit settles in. Self-control starts being second nature. Ideally, we even start enjoying what we are blessed with, instead of craving what we don’t have.
A few friends shake their heads, thinking I must be an incredible stoic or something, when I pass on the generic dessert. But God blesses me with an enjoyment and appetite for the best of foods, and I don’t feel like I’m missing out if I pass on the lesser foods. I thought Hebrews 12:11 applied here…
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The following are a couple of backgrounds you can use to remind yourself (that the struggles get better!).
“No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.” Hebrews 12:11
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