Wednesday, November 12, 2008
You are what you eat.
I don’t really know where that expression came from. I understand the concept and in part it is true. There is a guy that does the TV show Man vs Wild where he eats all kinds of dirty things and he "appears" to be healthy. So are bugs and dead animals really good for you? If you broke them down to proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals you would find out that the basic foods he is eating are the same as the ones normal people eat they are just in a different form. I will stick to my good old steak, green beans, mashed potatoes and gravy. No worms are going in my mouth. At least not willingly or knowingly.
This morning, I read that the opposite is also true. You are what you don’t eat. Now that’s a strange statement isn’t it? Said a different way that is; what comes out of your mouth and not what goes into it determine what you are made of. Who the heck said something so crazy and what does it mean? Well our bodies are basically fuel burning machines. No matter what we eat, it comes out the same. Ewwww I know gross thought isn’t it. However we can determine and control what we say. Many times we are judged by other people simply by what we say. Someone else always judges us by what we say.
Last night I attended another town meeting. The things people said there amazed me. There were so many lies being told that I expected a bolt of lightning to hit the building at any second. Thankfully that didn’t happen. At times I had trouble keeping quiet though because I knew some of the things being said were so untrue. I decided not to get into it though and just listened and let everyone vent. There is an old proverb that says; Never argue with a fool. People may get confused as to who is who.” I know it will all become evident in the light of day. This morning, I wrote a long letter to the town council expressing my feelings. I am still waiting on a reply. They may be waiting by my home to ambush me.
As for the statement above, any guesses who said; “What goes into a man's mouth does not make him 'unclean,' but what comes out of his mouth, that is what makes him 'unclean.'" Anyone, anyone, anyone.......Kelly is that you raising your hand? Patrice, do you have an answer? Anyone anyone.
Have a great day,