To All Those Who Have Lost a Goodly Amount of Weight-I Apologize
Tuesday, January 26, 2010
The other night I pulled Joyce Meyers site up on the computer and clicked on one of her videos. For those of you who may not know who she is, she is a preacher that can relate to anyone. She lays it out where the tire meets the pavement and she is wonderful.
She stated in the video that there were some who saw her and others who have a ministry and they want a ministry too. She made the statement that sometimes those same people are not willing to do what it takes "to be another me" (Joyce M.) She said all people see is her out front, they do not see all the hard work. I got to thinking about that in comparison to weight loss and oh my goodness that truth smacked me right in between the eyes. I have never, I mean never, been willing to do what those of you have done to shed the pounds and get healthy. I go only so far and then get in this mode of telling myself that you who have lost the weight did not go through what I am going through. You were not hungry, you did not have the cravings I have, nor did you have to give up all the goodies that I have to give up. Ridiculous isn't it? But I have told myself that for years and today I find myself at 61 years old just as big and fat as I ever was. You know what, that bunch of bulls**t is stopping right now, today. I know that each of you walked the same hard road that I am going to have to walk and you came out on the other side.
I have felt sorry for myself because I am "special" and no one understands how deprived I have become. OMG what a pile of crap!!
Joyce also said in one of her messages concerning people (women) saying they want a ministry....she asked why? She said, "you can't even take authority over a sink full of dirty dishes. They sit there all day". Well, she slapped me again. I am tired of taking this abuse at the hand of the Lord and having to face the fact that I have not been willing to do what I know I need to do and what others have already done. LOL
So to you, I apologize and from this day forward I will get off the pity pot and pray for a willing spirit and willing attitude. I bet I see results too. My hat is off to all of you.