JUICING IS in fashion. Since we have started this year talking about good habits to improve our physical and spiritual health, I am going to talk to you today about the habit of drinking juice. In fact, I am going to recommend several combinations of fruits, greens, and vegetables you can use to make juices that are very good for your health.
Try the following combinations: carrots, ginger, and apples to cleanse the body; apple, cucumber, and celery to help prevent cancer and reduce cholesterol and stomach problems; tomato, carrot, and apple to improve how your skin looks; pineapple, apple, and watermelon for your kidneys and bladder; pear and banana to regulate blood sugar; carrot, apple, pear, and mango as an antioxidant and to reduce blood pressure; and cantaloupe, watermelon, grapes, and soymilk to increase your cellular activity and improve your immune system.
Of course, it is important to take care of our bodies, since they are the temples of the Holy Spirit (see I Corinthians 6:19), but God is obviously not only interested in our physical health, but also in the spiritual. Just as juices are excellent complements to our meals to give the body the vitamins, proteins, and minerals it needs, spiritual nutrition that is based on reading the Bible is complemented by certain daily habits. Why don’t you also try the following combinations of activities every day in order to improve your spiritual health: Prayer in the morning and a smiling face to strengthen your faith and improve your personal relationships; meditation and fasting to put your mind and your body in tune with the Almighty; serving your neighbor and sharing your testimony with others to improve your experience and understanding of the gospel; singing at all times of the day and eliminating resentment to develop optimism and happiness; and memorizing a Bible verse every night and reading other Christian books to help you deepen your knowledge of God and defend the truths in which you believe when someone asks you about them.
We read in the Scriptures:” Beloved, I pray that you may prosper in all things and be in health, just as your soul prospers» (1 John 1:2).»Prospering things» has a lot to do with realizing that we are whole beings, and therefore we must do everything we can to care for each one of the dimensions of our being. What do you say? Shall we get started doing that?