The ELCA Board of Pensions offers information on achieving health goals in the Live well section of its Web site . In the Wellness voices section, ELCA members talk candidly about the challenges of getting and staying fit. Also the Road to Emmaus program provides a seven-week plan that takes a holistic approach to restoringâ€¨ well-being.
Like many Americans, I have a weight problem. I started my first diet 37 years ago at the age of 8 but have never attained a healthy weight for my body. I’ve tried every sort of diet, embarked on countless exercise programs and fruitlessly spent many dollars. In a life brimming with blessings and rewards, bathroom scales have plagued me.
|Sarah Mitchell runs to maintain the healthy body God gave her, even when she feels like giving up. “I remind myself of my spiritual obligation to keep going,” she says.|
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