Your body: love it or leave it.
I don’t think we really have this coice, because it’s the only one we can get. As a Catholic I believe in only one life in this land of the living. Of course I beleve that this life will last forever and that my body will rise again to live in this kindgdom that ever shall be.
so once I can’t realy leave this body, unless for a short period where I wait for it’s resurection in the second coming of Jesus what can I do to live with it?
Well take a good care of it. I was in a retreat this weelend and there God reminded me of this passage I’m copying here:
For you love all things that are and loathe nothing that you have made; for what you hated, you would not have fashioned.And how could a thing remain, unless you willed it; or be preserved, had it not been called forth by you?But you spare all things, because they are yours, O LORD and lover of souls…” (wisdom 11, 24-26)
The only conclusion I can take from this passage is: I exist therefore God loves me. It’s interesting to think that God likes my body… I know that I have to take good care of it. It’s exactly what I’m trying to do theses last days. I’m doing a Diet, I’m going to start to work out this week… well If God likes my body I have to take a good care of it.
I think this passage can’t be connected only with my body but to my entire being. I know God loves me that’s a good reason to be alive and to love Him back.
I want to write about peace as a fruit of my retreat too. Pray for me so I can have time to write.