Inspirational Writings - Weigh Down Ministries

Inspirational Writings from Gwen Shamblin Lara

  • Gwen Shamblin Lara - Devotional Book
    Feeding His Lambs
    To feed followers of Christ would be to feed them truth that helps them turn from wrong paths and turn toward the true path of facing the cross daily and denying themselves daily. You will be persecuted if you are helping to gain more territory for God’s rule by helping others...
January 15, 2022

Waiting for a Growl

When your blood sugar drops, this is normal; the stomach walls produce hydrochloric acid, which makes the stomach growl or twist or feel empty. This is your signal! This is your one and only signal to eat...
January 14, 2022

How to Wait for True Hunger

We need to relearn how to feed the stomach only when it is hungry. You first need to wait - wait for true stomach hunger...
January 13, 2022

The Key to Good Health

The Genius Biochemist designed the body in such a brilliant way! We must pay attention like never before to all the internal cues and especially the hunger mechanism, since ignoring this is related to all major diseases and death...
January 12, 2022

What Should I Drink for Weight Loss Success?

We suggest that you drink only non-caloric drinks, such as water, diet sodas, and artificially sweetened tea while you are learning how to sense the body’s needs. If you drink sugared tea or sodas, milk, fruit juice, or sports drinks throughout the day, the glucose or the sugar from them will keep your blood sugars up, the result being somewhat like an IV bag in the hospital...
January 11, 2022

I’m Not Hungry Anymore

God is my morning and my night; He is my Alpha and Omega. He is the Beginning and the End. God is my everything and He is your everything, but you might not know that yet. There is nothing that He can't do, and He wants to show you if you would only give Him the floor for a few minutes. I learn something new every week. I am going to start a list of the things that He has been to me and for me, and you can add to it...
January 10, 2022

Will Weigh Down Work for Me?

A major concern in starting WeighDown may be “How can this work for me?” because: 1) “I am not particularly religious anymore” and “I feel a distance between me and God because I have been told this is a chronic disease or genetic and I see no cure,” or 2) “I have tried every diet 10 times, every diet pill and exercise, and failed miserably—so how can this work?” What we are really asking is... “Am I a failure? Has God forgotten me?” Well, you are not a failure...
January 9, 2022

The Path to Optimum Health

As we learned yesterday, we have been trying to feed our hurting, longing hearts with physical food and substances, but you can reverse this...
January 8, 2022

Trying to Feed an Empty Heart with Food

We have all been created with two empty, needing-to-be-fed holes in our body. One is the stomach, and the other is the heart...
January 7, 2022

Why is Hunger and Fullness Important?

Going back to eating the way the Creator wants is huge because it is deeper than just eating...it is going back and getting in touch with the guiding hand of God...