Working for long term fitness results will always come with resistance, plateaus, and setbacks. You know that God put your health and fitness on your heart because it’s an assignment that is connected to your life purpose. Once we know our purpose, we have to choose to make it our mission, putting it into action. Insert the part where it starts to feel “hard”. When we actually start doing it and resistance comes, right?!
Even as you face the setbacks and hard in doing the things, that best version of you (your spirit) is still there. Our spirit is eternal, so it serves as a constant reminder inside that will keep bugging you til you complete your mission and accomplish your God given assignment attached to your purpose. Your purpose is living inside of you and your only job in life is to let it out!!!
So I love thinking of it this way:
Our emotions: how we temporarily FEEL.
Our purpose: who we forever ARE.
In overcoming and overthrowing every limitation (emotional eating, binge eating, unhealthy dieting/restriction, physical weakness/injury) we are given the opportunity to choose health even in the face of adversity and crushing emotions . Negative thoughts and heavy feelings that would have us feel defeated or ineffective or defective, tempting us to give up and choose a lesser path under pressure.
We must never allow the temporary feelings, doubts or fears to convince us that reaching for our purpose is useless because we are unworthy or incapable to achieve them. What a deception the enemy would like you to believe! It’s not true at all.
If we can tap into our purpose in the face of negative thoughts and emotions, then it doesn’t matter what we are temporarily feeling … forever trumps temporary every time.
Knowing our forever TRUE self and realizing the negative emotion is JUST a temporary feeling attached to a LYING thought about who we are makes us feel empowered to choose what we know is true over what might feel real but that we KNOW is a lie … doesn’t it? It does for me!!
You are created in God’s image, in His likeness. He determines your worth so don’t believe anything unless He said so.
Including that temporary thought that you “need” that sugar binge sesh!!
Don’t settle for anything less than what you were born to do. Including your fitness and healthiest self!! Don’t settle for someone less than who you are meant to be!! When your insecurities question or challenge you for showing up in life or even on social media as the best version of you, REMIND YOUR FEAR AND FEELINGS OF YOUR PURPOSE!!!
Stand bold in God’s love ❤️ and His strength today . Stand tall in confidence as the person you were born to be! Don’t let yourself or others hold you back from the pursuit of that journey!!
If you’re sitting there right now thinking “…hey Yeah! I wanna start my purposeful journey to life fit and my best self!”
Then I invite you to reach out to me and continue this conversation;-)
In the meantime… I love this scripture!! It reminds me that He is always leading me and securing the way!!
“We who have run for our very lives to God have every reason to grab the promises hope with both hands and never let go. It’s an unbrealable spiritual lifeline; reaching past all appearances right to the very presence of God where Jesus, running ahead of us, has taken up his permanent post… “ Hebrews 6:18-20