Center for Spiritual Living

Body: Loving Servant or Cruel Master? (10/16/22)

Rev. Mary Murray Shelton

Earlier this month we recognized the body as a loving servant, but that’s only true when we make choices that support it as a positive ally. When we succumb to its appetites without finding out why such cravings become irresistible and adjusting our behavior, the body can become a demanding tyrant.

We have probably all experienced some of this. For those who are super sensitive or susceptible food, drugs, alcohol, work, sex, electronics or exercise can become the masters of us, rather than being in healthy balance. How do we regain the driver’s seat? Let’s explore some possibilities together today.

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