~ excerpt from ‘Why We Sleep’ 2017; Matthew Walker, Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology
Scientists have discovered a revolutionary new treatment
that makes you live longer.
It enhances your memory and makes you more creative.
It makes you look more attractive.
It keeps you slim and lowers food cravings.
It protects you from cancer and dementia.
It wards off colds and the flu.
It lowers your risk of heart attacks and stroke, not to mention diabetes.
You'll even feel happier, less depressed, and less anxious.
Are you interested?
While it may sound hyperbolic, nothing about this fictitious advertisement would be inaccurate. If it were for a new drug, many people would be disbelieving. Those who were convinced would pay large sums of money for even the smallest dose. Should clinical trials back up the claims, share prices of the pharmaceutical company that invented the drug would skyrocket.
Of course, the ad is not describing some miracle new tincture or a cure-all wonder drug but rather the proven benefits of a full night of sleep. The evidence supporting these claims has been documented in more than 17,000 well-scrutinized scientific reports to date. As for the prescription cost, well, there isn't one. It's free. Yet all too often, we shun the nightly invitation to receive our full dose of this all-natural remedy — with terrible consequences.
It is vain for you to rise up early, to sit up late,
Testimony ~ chef lani sret
To affect change, by the grace of God, believe and claim the promises in His Word.
🍞 KJV Mark 11:24
Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.
🍞 2 Corinthians 5:17
Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.
On February 11th 2018, I bowed in repentance and with a contrite heart before my God.
Uplifting my tearful plead for forgiveness and intense petition to be a vessel meet for His purpose, I prayed with thankfulness for opening my eyes to the truth.
I was unaware of the path God had now set my feet upon 👣 Praise the Lord!
Not only, as the verse says, “old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new”, but He has given me new desires of my heart. [Ps 37:4]
From one who before had absolutely no interest in time invested in cooking, from one who was bound by seemingly unconquerable attachments to particular foods, from one who though knowing the truth would indulge my lower passions and give in to appetite rather than exercise strength of will and control by exercising higher powers. From this such one.. comes this blog 💞 glory to God!
Through this blog I hope to share the journey that God takes me on in exploring the ‘science above all other sciences’ - cooking! [MM270.6]
As He leads me into new heights of health exploration, I pray you can join in to partake of the blessings also.
And it is my prayer that He leads you in the most monumental blessings that make up the testimony of your own experience 🙏
🍞 KJV Mark 11:22,23
And Jesus answering saith unto them, Have faith in God.
For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall have whatsoever he saith.
📚 It is for our own benefit to keep every gift of God fresh in our memory. Thus faith is strengthened to claim and to receive more and more. There is greater encouragement for us in the least blessing we ourselves receive from God than in all the accounts we can read of the faith and experience of others. The soul that responds to the grace of God shall be like a watered garden. His health shall spring forth speedily; his light shall rise in obscurity, and the glory of the Lord shall be seen upon him. Let us then remember the loving-kindness of the Lord, and the multitude of His tender mercies. Like the people of Israel, let us set up our stones of witness, and inscribe upon them the precious story of what God has wrought for us. And as we review His dealings with us in our pilgrimage, let us, out of hearts melted with gratitude, declare, “What shall I render unto the Lord for all His benefits toward me? I will take the cup of salvation, and call upon the name of the Lord. I will pay my vows unto the Lord now in the presence of all His people.” Psalm 116:12-14. DA 348.2