walking | in darkness or in the light?

1 John 1:6-7 (ESV)

6 If we say we have fellowship with him while we walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth.

7 But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin.


The theme of walking pops up again and again throughout the Bible. Given the lack of motor vehicles back then it’s an understandable metaphor for the path we follow in life.

However, what was once a necessary means of getting from A to B has since become a chore for many.

Yet it’s the perfect way to start the day. Clearing the mind. And benefitting our health.

But as I’ve said before, exercise should not be used as a means to lose weight. Diet is much more important.

Walking and running and going to the gym is all about building strength & speed and stamina & endurance.

Losing weight should be thought of as shedding excess fat deposits and preserving or increasing lean muscle tissue.

Unfortunately, when we restrict calories a potential side-effect is the loss of muscle. It looks great on the scales but is not helpful in the long-run.

Kim | 72.7