Gwen Lara - Page 22 of 41 - Weigh Down Ministries
July 27, 2022

How to Eat Sweets

Most of the world offers dessert at the end of the meal. God created man to like desserts, otherwise how would so many diverse populations do the same thing? I have noticed my own cravings for something sweet as I get toward the end of a meal...
August 1, 2022

Now is the Time to Let Go

To those who have relied on their own strength, now is the time. This is your year to be done with overeating, to be done with suffering. You are exhausted and have gotten nowhere. Whatever you are controlling in your life, you have to let go...
August 2, 2022

Going Back to the Growl…

If you have done Weigh Down before, do you remember how it was when you first start­ed? What did it feel like? You literally abandoned what you were doing before; you abandoned dieting, and you got in there and started finding the growl. You were so excited wait­ing on that growl. You were so focused on finding the growl and finding the full, that suddenly you looked up and you had lost weight, and it was the most exciting thing you had ever done in your life—eating regular foods and eating what you really liked! Why was that so much fun? Be­cause you were free...
August 3, 2022

You are so Valuable

It is so important to remember that no matter what, we are going to keep going! When you are tested to go back, keep your list of incentives of why you are doing this close by, and you know that you do not ever want to go back to your old life...
August 4, 2022

Finding Fullness and a Connection with God

“My food,” said Jesus, “is to do the will of him who sent me and to finish his work.” John 4:34 Your food is to do the will of the Father. And what is the will of the Father? It is found in that growl. Waiting on the growl is like finding God, meeting up with God every day, several times a day. It keeps you so focused on His will...
August 5, 2022

More Is Not Better

God has programmed an amazing characteristic deep inside each of us: The more you eat, the more you will want…but the LESS you eat, the LESS you will want! This is true for shopping, for alcohol, for drugs, or for self-indulgent hours in the day.