Duplicate 10-30.25 We virtually ignore the crucial aspect of meal timing.

QUOTE from Dr Fung (emphasis mine): 

“The reverse is also true. Does increasing meal size or frequency contribute to obesity? A recent randomized controlled trial comparing the two demonstrated that only the group with increased eating frequency significantly increased intrahepatic fat. Fatty liver is instrumental in the development of insulin resistance. Increasing the timing of meals has a far more detrimental long-term effect on weight gain. Yet, while we obsess over the question of what to eat, we virtually ignore the crucial aspect of meal timing.” [1]

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only the group with increased eating frequency significantly increased intrahepatic fat. 

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Increasing the timing of meals has a far more detrimental long-term effect on weight gain.

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Yet, while we obsess over the question of what to eat, we virtually ignore the crucial aspect of meal timing.” 

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STRATEGY:

DISCERNMENT QUESTIONS
1. What gets your attention?
2. What does it say about Reality? (Any misperceptions to correct?)
3. What does it say that I need to obey? (What should be added to my strategy?)
4. How can I incorporate what is true into my Disciplines? (Specific methods?)
5. What questions do I have for the experts? What might be the answers?

SOURCE – Footnotes:
[1] Quote from The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss by Dr. Jason Fung; Greystone Books (March 3, 2016). Page . Kindle location:

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My 34 Clifton Strengths

STRATEGIC THINKING – themes help you absorb and analyze information that informs better decisions. (7 out of my top ten are strategic – all but one in the 8 item theme.)

David’s top 34:

  1. Learner
  2. Strategic
  3. Individualization
  4. Input
  5. Connectedness
  6. Self-Assurance
  7. Ideation
  8. Futuristic
  9. Intellection
  10. Analytical

Learner: You have a great desire to learn and want to continuously improve. The process of learning, rather than the outcome, excites you.

Strategic: You create alternative ways to proceed. Faced with any given scenario, you can quickly spot the relevant patterns and issues.

Individualization: You are intrigued with the unique qualities of each person. You have a gift for figuring out how different people can work together productively.
Input: You have a need to collect and archive. You may accumulate information, ideas, artifacts or even relationships.

Connectedness: You have faith in the links among all things. You believe there are few coincidences and that almost every event has meaning.

Self-Assurance: You feel confident in your ability to take risks and manage your own life. You have an inner compass that gives you certainty in your decisions.

Ideation: You are fascinated by ideas. You are able to find connections between seemingly disparate phenomena.

Futuristic: You are inspired by the future and what could be. You energize others with your visions of the future.

Intellection: You are characterized by your intellectual activity. You are introspective and appreciate intellectual discussions.

Analytical: You search for reasons and causes. You have the ability to think about all of the factors that might affect a situation.

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COVID JOKE(S) OF THE DAY … thanks Gene Ramsey

via Facebook: JOKE(S) OF THE DAY … thanks to FB friend Gene Ramsey for sharing!

I hope they give us two weeks notice before sending us back out into the real world. I think we’ll all need the time to become ourselves again. And by “ourselves” I mean lose 10 pounds, cut our hair and get used to not drinking at 9:00 a.m.

New monthly budget: Gas $0, Entertainment $0, Clothes $0, Groceries $2,799.

Breaking News: Wearing a mask inside your home is now highly recommended. Not so much to stop COVID-19, but to stop eating.

.I stepped on the scale this morning. It said: “Please practice social distancing. Only one person at a time on scale.”

Not to brag, but I haven’t been late to anything in over 6 weeks.

It may take a village to raise a child but I swear its going to take a vineyard to home school one.

Home school Day 1: I’m trying to figure out how I can get this kid transferred out of my class.

Okay, the schools are closed. So, do we drop the kids off at the teacher’s house or what?

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STRATEGY:

DISCERNMENT QUESTIONS
1. What gets your attention?
2. What does it say about Reality? (Any misperceptions to correct?)
3. What does it say that I need to obey? (What should be added to my strategy?)
4. How can I incorporate what is true into my Disciplines? (Specific methods?)
5. What questions do I have for the experts? What might be the answers?

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[1]  “The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss” by Dr. Jason Fung, Timothy Noakes

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DIGITAL HYMNAL OF THE DAY … – #6: Great Are You Lord by David Leonard, Jason Ingram, Leslie Jordan

via Facebook: DIGITAL HYMNAL OF THE DAY … as we consider how to “Worship at Home,” what hymnals can we use that will fill our “church at home” with beautiful, uplifting, and inspiring music?

AND HOW ARE YOU ADDING MUSIC TO THE CHURCH IN YOUR HOME?

The song for today – #6: Great Are You Lord by David Leonard, Jason Ingram, Leslie Jordan
Great Are You Lord (All Sons and Daughters) Lyrics
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jCnAAeEJSQ

Other versions I like:

Great are you Lord – Casting Crowns
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xMSad5fCiE4

Great Are You Lord – All Sons & Daughters (Official Live Concert)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uHz0w-HG4iU

Great Are You Lord – Danielle Butler | Moment
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sju3fBRiFmA

Great Are You Lord ( Acoustic) All Sons & Daughters Cover- Kyle McHargh
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RfbWsjTPHHw

“Great Are You Lord” (One Sonic Society) by Zoe Group (acapella)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oPa_yquDy3w

Which version is your favorite?

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One of the favorite segments on American Bandstand was “Rate a Record” – where teens would listen to a new song and give it a rating, as in “I give it an 8, because it’s got a beat and you can dance to it.”

As we learn to “Worship at Home” where will we find the music to lift our spirits and touch our hearts with emotion? Each day we will share a “new song” from the 40 most popular in the USA and ask you to rate it from 1-10 in three categories:
– How did it influence you emotionally?
– How did the words inspire you spiritually?
– Would you like to hear it in our worship service?

Please share your ratings and thoughts in the comments below, along with a YouTube link to other versions that you might prefer.

Pastor Dave

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CARTOON OF THE DAY … Dilbert: That’s how the truth works.

via Facebook: CARTOON OF THE DAY … DILBERT by Scott Adams (To Coworker)

Dilbert: I got your email but I didn’t have time to include your upgrades on my analysis. It’s better to be timely than right because our boss can’t judge the quality of our work, but he knows when it’s late.

—Coworker: Why is it that everything true is also sad?

—Dilbert: That’s how the truth works.

Thanks to a friend of Brad Sewell for sharing.

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DIG OF THE DAY … I always begin my prayer in silence …

DIG OF THE DAY … I always begin my prayer in silence, for it is in the silence of the heart that God speaks. God is the friend of silence – we need to listen to God because it’s not what we say but what he says to us and through us that matters. Prayer feeds the soul – as blood is to the body, prayer is to the soul – and it brings you closer to God. It also gives you a clean and pure heart. A clean heart can see God, can speak to God, and can see the love of God in others.

Source: Daily Dig for June 27, Mother Teresa, A Simple Path

When is the last time you spent an hour in silence? A half hour? 15 minutes? 5 minutes?
Is your behavior like that of someone who is fearful of silence? What is never-ending distraction protecting you from knowing to be true?

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QUOTE OF THE DAY: “Most problems in contemporary churches can be explained by the fact that members have not yet decided to follow Christ.” – Dallas Willard

via Facebook: QUOTE OF THE DAY: “Most problems in contemporary churches can be explained by the fact that members have not yet decided to follow Christ.” – Dallas Willard, The Spirit of the Disciplines.

Thanks to Ryan Sidhom for sharing.

The context: “For at least several decades,” Dallas writes, “the churches of the Western world have not made discipleship a condition of being a Christian. One is not required to be, or to intend to be, a disciple in order to become a Christian, and one may remain a Christian without any signs of progress toward or in discipleship. Contemporary American churches in particular do not require following Christ in his example, spirit, and teachings as a condition of membership–either of entering into or continuing in fellowship of a denomination or local church… So far as the visible Christian institutions of our day are concerned, discipleship clearly is optional… Most problems in contemporary churches can be explained by the fact that members have not yet decided to follow Christ.”

He continues, “The disciple is someone who, intent upon becoming Christlike and so dwelling in his ‘faith and practice,’ systematically and progressively rearranges his affairs to that end… There is no other way. In contrast, the nondisciple, whether inside or outside the church, has something more important to do or undertake than to become like Jesus Christ.”

To put it plain and simple, “We don’t overcome because we don’t intend to overcome,” he says.
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DIG OF THE DAY … Here is the mystery, the secret, one might almost say the cunning, of the deep love of God …

via Facebook: DIG OF THE DAY … Here is the mystery, the secret, one might almost say the cunning, of the deep love of God: that it is bound to draw on to itself the hatred and pain and shame and anger and bitterness and rejection of the world, but to draw all those things on to itself is precisely the means, chosen from all eternity by the generous, loving God, by which to rid his world of the evils which have resulted from human abuse of God-given freedom.

Source: Daily Dig for June 28, N. T. Wright, The Crown and the Fire.

Demonstrated daily on Facebook, if we had any doubts. Trolls swarm the daisies.

1 Peter 4:12 Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal which comes upon you to prove you, as though something strange were happening to you. 13 But rejoice in so far as you share Christ’s sufferings, that you may also rejoice and be glad when his glory is revealed. 14 If you are reproached for the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the spirit of glory and of God rests upon you.

Demonstrated daily on Facebook, if we had any doubts. Trolls swarm the daisies. May God help us to be more holy, generous and loving.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY … “One of the most fundamental marks of true repentance is a disposition to see our sins as God sees them.” – Charles Simeon

via Facebook: QUOTE OF THE DAY … “One of the most fundamental marks of true repentance is a disposition to see our sins as God sees them.” – Charles Simeon

 

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