“Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you whom you have from God, and that you are not your own? “ (1 Corinthians 6:19)
In addition to eating in moderation and choosing foods that look like they did when they came out of the ground, the Center for Disease Control in the United States, and Dr Mehmet Oz, recommend that all adults get a minimum of 150 minutes a week of moderate aerobic activity, like brisk walking. That comes down to just over 20 minutes per day.
We realize that formation is (w)holistic, and what we eat and how we exercise affects our interaction with God and others, as well as our present state of being.
As we properly steward these vessels that carry the very Life of God, we are able to see body, soul, spirit and intellect working in partnership. We, with vitality, may then more adequately be messengers of hope to this world, limiting potential physical hindrances.
“The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple, and love without measure.” (Tibetan proverb)
“For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things …” (1 Timothy 4:8a)