Just plain interesting…..
John 14:26 “But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all that I said to you.”
I can’t imagine anything as physically devastating as having a stroke or losing memories to dementia. For it’s not our outside appearance but inside which makes us who we are. According to 1 Samuel 16:7, it is truly our heart and brain, not our looks, that God also cares about!
How we treat our godly temple speaks volumes. That which we love, we take of. We wouldn’t throw a precious heirloom on the floor or use our favorite piece of clothing to scrub windows, would we? So if we love our bodies, we shouldn’t treat it so carelessly either.
Hippocrates once stated: “Men ought to know that from nothing else but the brain come joys, delights, laughter…
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I am able to do Crossfit today because exactly 15-years-ago – August 27, 1998 – I got very, very drunk. It was the drunk I needed to hit my bottom. No mas. The end. Sayanara Corona.
It was the first time in my life I surrendered – completely. I finally said out loud to a room full of people what I had known for many, many years: I am an alcoholic.
Exercise and work were the counter-balances I used to physically and mentally sustain my drinking career for so many years. Luckily I have a career in which drinking is a badge of honor. Journalists are awesome alcoholics. Ever notice how many bars are located across the street from newspapers?
I used exercise – competitive exercise – to shield myself from the damage I was doing to my body with drugs and alcohol. The more I drank and smoked dope…
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