Let “The Word of the Lord” suppresses the “snack attack.”©
Fr. Nigel W.D. Mumford+

I was praying a while ago about my increasing weigh. I’m not as mobile as
I used to be, so the pounds were adding up. I found myself “grazing” at the
Refrigerator way too often. I would open the door and almost expect a miracle of some new apparition of a tasty morsel left for me to munch on that was not there an hour ago! What on earth am I thinking? I was snacking way too much. I was not looking after my body. What to do, what to do?

So, in prayer, the Lord showed me to graze or snack on “His Word.”
I put a bible outside the fridge.
I also put a bible in a zip lock bag inside the fridge.

Now when I am tempted to graze inside the fridge I first graze on “The
Word” of the Lord outside the fridge. I open the Bible sitting next to the fridge and read what ever the Lord leads me to.
99% of the time that is enough to “redirect” my mind from food to the word of the Lord. Quenching the spirit of gluttony that was slowly overtaking me.

If the urge to eat is not quelled at that moment, I would then open the fridge and take out the zip lock bag with a very cold bible within it!
Now I will read something from “that” bible.
At this point, the Lord closes down my desire as I am truly seeking first the Kingdom Of God and not some fattening snack.

Let “The Word of the Lord” suppresses the “snack attack.”
Give it a try.
The cheapest diet I have ever tried!

Please be assured of my prayers as you try the Bible diet!
I’m praying for your health.
Let me know how it works for you.

Be well,
Do good works,
And for the sake of God love one another.
Fr. Nigel W.D. Mumford+

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About Fr. Nigel

Fr. Mumford is a husband, priest, author (four books) and public speaker with a focus on the healing ministry of Jesus. He is a former Royal Marine Commando Drill Instructor. He was called to this ministry in 1990 and was ordained 2005. He is the president of By His Wounds Inc. A not for profit ministry helping war zone veterans heal with The Welcome Home Initiative. For more info please go to
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