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Deliberate Discipline
by Sarah Mursell
08/21/06
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I have recently been deliberately disciplining myself in a small, but effective way. Before my breakfast, lunch and evening meals i make a small quality time to thank God for it.It wasn't good enough to hurriedly mumble,"Oh yeah, by the way, thanks Lord," before stuffing it in.

It's not even as if i'm actually starving, and this was the first and only meal i would see in months!

Lately, i've made apoint of preparing myself to actually 'be' with God before i rush to eat.I have noticed myself behaving like an impatient child being deprived of something, so i'm being mindfull of this and keeping a strong hold on my spiritual reins.

Since becoming more aware, i now turn the t.v right down, or off, even if my favourite soap has just started.Rather than simply going through the reluctant motions of 'saying grace' as i used to, i think about those who would consider my plateful, a meal of richness- fit for a king, and the fact that i can eat what i want, when i want and as much as i choose.

It helps to be grateful as i eat, and it feels that i've recognised God as my provider and rightly thanked Him as i ought, for food that will nourish and sustain me.

I am also more contented when i don't take life for granted. If i were to continue being slack and only saying thanks when it suited me, then i am not much use to do Gods will in any area.By saying things like,"Oh i'm too hungry to say grace," or ,"My programme is on-i'm too tired",then excuses that small for spending a minute with our Saviour will build up in our character.

I don't want any situation to ever be too inconvenient, too tiring, or too- anything to thank God.I must keep an eye on the whole attitude of my heart, by actively changing those tiny, daily habits.

If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! TRUST JESUS NOW

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