Category: gluttony

Lust and Food

May 12, 2014 | 10 comments

Do you have an unhealthy love affair with food? Do you spend inordinate amounts of time dwelling on what you’re going to eat? Are you preoccupied with mealtime, savoring your next snack, planning what you’re going to order at the

Have You Made Sugar a god?

March 10, 2014 | 12 comments

When you eat sugary food, do you crave more? Is one Oreo cookie enough? Or does your hand reach into the bag for another in the belief that “just one more and I’ll be satisfied.” But you aren’t. You want

Sin’s necessity

November 19, 2012 | 8 comments

Here’s a view of sin I’d never considered in depth before: “This is sin’s necessity,– to destroy itself.”  Mary Baker Eddy (S&H 405:19) Sin is often viewed in terms of the harm it brings the sinner. A caught thief is sent

Dominion over buffet lines

November 1, 2012 | 4 comments

A gentleman striving to not eat too much when he ate out at restaurants serving food buffet style, prayed for freedom from the temptation to take several plates of food for one meal. After accepting an invitation to eat at