In school we were given assignments
to do at home. It was aptly
called homework, and if we failed to do
our homework, we risked
the consequences. Remember? While we sometimes
with skipping homework and even school when we
as we grow older we cannot afford to skip our
in relation to personal health. So it is that
once we graduate from
school, we enter the greater school called
life where how well we
learn our lessons determines the quality of our
As we progress in the school of
life, it is not unusual to discover
that what we learned in our former school days
and even from
loving parents friends, family, and pastors about
how to properly
care for ourselves was largely wrong. Basic
principles of health
as presented were sadly inaccurate.Thus, if we
want a healthy,
happy, and prosperous life, we find that there is
and relearning to do.
Make sure that you eat mostly raw, living foods:
fruit, vegetables, seeds, nuts, and sprouted
grains. A good
balance is 85% raw and 15% cooked. Stay away from
seafood, soy, wheat, processed foods, alcohol,
foods/drinks. No cheating! Instead treat yourself
extracted vegetables/green juices. Grow sprouts,
with green smoothies, leafy-green-loaded salads,
_2. Drink healthy water, be it
sourced from a spring, distilled,
or through a purifying process. No tap water!
Stay away from
bottled water, since most of it is unhealthy!
Exercise! The body
likes to move, so go for it! No excuses
allowed! Walk, stretch, jump, rebound. Work out.
Break a sweat.
You can do it!
_4. Go out and grab your
daily dose of fresh air and
sunlight! Sunlight is a natural
source of valuable Vitamin D3.
Twenty minutes in the sun and fresh air supplies
the body with
vital nutrients, especially oxygen, for the
body's over all nutritional
need is 96% oxygen and 4% food. So, go out and
Get plenty of sleep...at least 8
hours, preferrably at night,
so that your adrenal glands can reload. Wind down
at least one
hour before going to bed. Relax and give your
body the rest
that it needs.
_6. Take time to 'recreate' by
choosing activities that invigorate
the body, mind, and spirit: swimming, hiking,
creative hobbies, writing, etc. Discover life.
_7. Be sure to wear
naturally-sourced fabrics- cotton,
hemp- instead of man-made fibers (polyester,
nylon). Natural fibers allow the body to breathe.
do not plus they contain harmful chemicals that
and release toxins into the body through skin
_8. Be environmentally- wise. Phase out
household and personal care products. Substitute
sourced products. Become more conscious of issues
land use and water rights. Learn and practice
and, if necessary, become proactive. Cultivate
_9. Build lasting
yourself with people
who have positive, constructive attitudes. Make
friends with those
who express a genuine interest in your wellbeing.
who have a 'toxic' (negative) outlook. Limit
computer, TV, cell
phone usage in favor of building one-on-one
_10. Read your bible and
pray daily. The key to a happy,
healthy, prosperous life is knowing Yahshua, the
Lamb of YHVH,
and following Him. Meditate upon YHVH's word
day and apply it to your life. Watch how your
life will improve!
Have a healthy attitude. Count your
blessings. Be thankful
for everything. Cultivate values of lasting
Life is what we make it. We cannot blame
others who may have
erred in teaching us how to best care for
ourselves, errors that
may or may not have had a negative impact on our
just because the body can tolerate a certain
amount of abuse that
results from poor lifestyle habits, it should not
be considered as
an excuse to continue self-destructive habits.
Building a better,
healthier life is a matter of choice.
world today sighs and groans with distresses of
but the body was designed to be healthy not sick.
who truly want to live without the scourge of
and disease will gladly do their healthy homework
They will be beacons of light in a troubled
world, being living
proof that 'you don't have to be
Thank you, Yahshua, for
showing us how to live
and live abundantly. Help us to learn our lessons
so that we can be healthy and serve You.