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Made to Crave by Lysa TerKeurst

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Made to Crave Satisfying Your Deepest Desire with God, Not Food Lysa TerKeurst 2010 218 pages   My weight has gone up or down in response to lifestyle changes: a new job that is physically demanding, the loss of a family member, eliminating gluten from my diet, or a new prescription that caused weight gain. I’ve rarely tackled losing weight for a prolonged period because I would just wait until the next lifestyle change to swing the pendulum of my weight. Still, on the occasions I did try to lose weight, I felt the burden of the responsibility on my shoulders. This was my problem and I had to fix it. But in her book, Made to Crave, Lysa TerKeurst proposes we look at weight loss less in terms of self-discipline (because we are bound to fail) and more in terms of reliance on God’s strength (because He is bound to succeed). This was a new way of looking at the problem for me and I...