The necessity of a daily diet of nutritious spiritual food

Most of the world’s 7.7 billion people are constantly bombarded with commercial advice on what to eat in order to be cool, happy and sometimes healthy.

What about people who don’t eat healthy? Well, we also read with disturbing and increasing regularity about mass shootings. Guns get the blame but little is said about what the shooter was feeding himself.

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And what people are feeding their souls and spirits matters more than carbs, fat, sugars and protein.

From the looks of too many Americans, they fear starvation if deprived of three squares a day plus multiple unhealthy snacks.

How self-aware are such folks?

Polls have shown that most believe the soul lives on when bodies drop dead. Thus, it stands to reason that spiritual nourishment should take priority.

My mother rose before dawn and everyone else. She would read her Bible daily and meditate before starting breakfast.

Many today are feeding their spirits nothing at all. Others feast on drugs, pornography, video games or other escapist fare. Such is a menu for monsters.

We live in a moral universe. Even movies reward the righteous.

Most once believed that when they die, they will be judged accordingly. If it’s true, it’s true.

Too many well-meaning parents raise their children free of any religious interference whatsoever. They have no real concept of good or evil other than what they observe at home. If it feels good, do it. Angry? Don’t hold back.

In John 6:63, we read: “The Spirit gives life; the flesh counts for nothing. The words I have spoken to you — they are full of the Spirit and life.”

A word to the wise: What we feed our spirits matters more than what we feed our bodies.

Such is the key to good physical health, harmonious families, fortune, prosperity and happiness that extends beyond the grave.


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