A spiritual view of food and body

Truth, defiant of error or matter, is Science, dispelling a false sense and leading man into the true sense of selfhood and Godhood; wherein the mortal does not develop the immortal, nor the material the spiritual, but wherein true manhood and womanhood go forth in the radiance of eternal being and its perfections, unchanged and unchangeable.

—Mary Baker Eddy,
Unity of Good, pp.42–43

Concerns about body image often involve efforts to mold the shape and weight of the human form to meet the ever-changing standards of beauty and health. Modifying our diet is often at the center of the struggle to reform the body. Consequently, food either becomes an enemy or an unreliable friend.

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Freedom from overeating
June 13, 2011

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