Author Archive | Cathy Maher

The Sweat of Surrender

Written by Susan Minatrea I Peter 4:1-2 “Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body, arm yourselves with the same attitude, because he who has suffered in his body is done with sin. As a result, he does not live the rest of his earthly life for evil human desires, but rather for the will of […]

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Don’t Fear the Zero: Live By Design

Written by Claire Urig Why does food have to be so complicated, I wondered? I knew it shouldn’t be. Something in me said it wasn’t right that I call certain foods “good” and “bad,” as if they had some sort of moral quality to them. I thought of it this way: one food was always […]

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Re-Construction

Written by guest author; Susan Minatrea I have a construction project at my house… well actually it’s a re-construction project. I hired a great General Contractor because I’ve attempted numerous times to do this myself, and I just don’t have what it takes. The cool thing is this General Contractor has a great plan, fantastic […]

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Overlaying Truth

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Psalm 16:8 says; “I have set the Lord continually before me, because He is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.” It is up to me what my eyes see, what I choose to ‘set before me,’ and what I will focus on. Will I always look to the scales, whether I have […]

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Finding God’s Will

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  “It’s all about ‘letting go,’ and trusting You completely.” “Not focusing on my food or my weight.” “You are showing me to accept my body size and weight right now, to see that it is my ‘God-given size.’” “Give or present your body to Me.” ( To present means: to give in a formal […]

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The Perfect Weight

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Is wanting to be a perfect size and weight part of the sin nature? Or is it the world trying to get me to conform to it’s ways again? In Romans 12:2 we read, “Do not be conformed to this world….” I can sense that there is still some fear in my heart that the […]

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Gleaning From Hunger Within

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  These are a few of the things that participants have shared in our Hunger Within Study Class. I only displayed their initials so that they can identify one another, but anyone outside the class is unable to. We had a very blessed time together and many of us will rejoin in the Fall to […]

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Living With Abandonment

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  Written by Lesley Murphy “I was going to make you some potato salad, but I didn’t know if you were on a special diet or not.” This came from my friend of over 20 years. No one knows me better, aside from my husband. I realized in that remark how often I must have […]

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Caterpillar-Butterfly Stuff

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Written By Luanne Thompson To use someone else’s saying regarding diet, weight, and body image, “the struggle had become my identity.” Once again I was on the hunt for greater clarity and healing insight, the perfect key that would throw this illusive self-image door wide open, finally, thoroughly! Like many, I had been on this […]

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My life with Boundaries

Karen Jakes

By Karen Jakes I was first introduced to Thin Within in 2007. I knew the principles would work because I had lost 25 pounds in 8 weeks on another hunger/satisfaction eating program in 2006. What I did not understand was why I would always turn to food and the underlying issues behind my addiction – […]

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