Wednesday, June 1, 2011

You Have to Feed Your Soul

Gary Smalley wrote a book called Food & Love, and in it he postulates that relationship issues can fuel food cravings ~ and food issues can create struggles in our relationships.

It certainly makes sense. Geneen Roth says much the same thing in her book, Women, Food & God. Solve your relationship with food and you'll clear up problems in other areas of your life.

The key here is to know which hunger needs to be fed ~ physical or emotional? Most people confuse emotional hunger for physical hunger, but despite their choices, the solution for emotional hunger isn't food.

We all crave connection ~ especially with our own hearts. Barring that, we end up looking for love in all the wrong places. Like in the refrigerator!

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