9-23-18: weight: 221.8, fast blood glucose: 137
I am having great results from this fast. My stress level is lower than it’s ever been, my glucose level is coming down, the weight is coming off, and my temper is very level.
My temper has always been tornado-like, from F1 to F5, and usually passes as quickly as a tornado, as quickly as it blew up. And it left broken relationships in its wake, sometimes permanently broken. Now, my temper is more like a little dust devil and about as harmless. I am convinced that this is only because of fasting.
It that why I’m fasting? Maybe, but I didn’t know that it was a possibility. Am I fasting for health? Yes, but I have tormented my body with horrible eating and non-exercising for years, yet I’m still alive.
I asked a question in one of my Facebook groups yesterday about how I can be sociable with other Americans and still follow the keto diet. I got some great to crappy answers and everything in between. There were very many unloving comments, including: scorn for me, scorn for others, and scorn for America herself. I finally turned the comments off.
I need to remember that no matter what I am doing, it doesn’t matter if it is not done from a loving motive. If I were “done” with Earth-life, God would have called me Home. But, evidently, I have other things to do here. I am left here to love and help others. Scorn for others is wrong and we all shun people who have a scornful attitude toward us no matter what they have accomplished. “…if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing” (I Corinthians 13:2b, World English Bible). So what if I live a long time if it is just to look down on other people? God is not in that.
My motive must always be love. If there is no love, there is no God.