Lingering Choices of a Hippie Generation

So much reality and truth in this blog post that I just had to share. It is time for some soul searching, people. As Joe Dirt (who I am sure was not the first, but maybe most famous “person”) says, “Is this where you want to be when Jesus comes back??”… It certainly isn’t where I want to be. I want to grow spiritually and live life full of love and grace; so much so that is overflowing out of me and into the lives of others I encounter. That’s where I want to be, though I know I’ve got a ways to go, thank God I’m not where I used to be! ❤️💕

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In 1967, the popular rock band, The Grassroots, released a song entitled “Let’s Live for Today.” It epitomized the growing culture of the ’60s hippie generation. Since I look at health through a Biblical lens, I see a correlation here between virtuous and destructive living. Please indulge me.

hippie generationThe ’60s Hippie Generation enjoyed a “free love philosophy,” never worrying about tomorrow, grabbing hedonistic pleasure while they could. Looking back, what seemed like a good idea at the time turned out to be nothing but waking up the next morning with regrets, guilt or a splitting headache, bowing before a porcelain god.

Choose wisely.There is no free love – no free food. There’s a price to pay for good health. Have you also, when presented with a buffet, ever thought “free food!!!” Eat as much as we can today because it won’t be there tomorrow! Then, we’d wake up the next morning with a food hangover, our digestion system rebelling! Ugh.

Excess food creates acidity which generates various illnesses. Thankfully, God gave humans some common sense. When we know better, we…

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