Counting Points

If you have ever tried to lose weight using the Weight Watcher system, you know about counting points. A fairly simple method since Weight Watchers has so many common foods and popular restaurant menu items included in their data base for easy calculation. However, it gets a little tricky when you try to figure the […]

If you have ever tried to lose weight using the Weight Watcher system, you know about counting points. A fairly simple method since Weight Watchers has so many common foods and popular restaurant menu items included in their data base for easy calculation.

However, it gets a little tricky when you try to figure the points for an item not on the data base. Take, for example, a Mango Key Lime Pie. (Okay, I get it. If you’re trying to lose weight, perhaps you shouldn’t even be considering a Mango Key Lime Pie. Just humor me for a second and lighten up about the pie. It was only a small piece.)

Now, where was I? Oh yeah. You’re not doing your weight loss any good if you can’t find Mango Key Lime Pie and decide to use the lowest point value listed for any of the pies included in the data base. You may fool yourself into thinking that you are staying within your allowable points, but come weigh-in day you will wonder why you are not losing.

Food doesn’t have the point value we want it to have. It has the point value it actually has due to its ingredients. We get that, don’t we?

So why can’t we get it that when we humans decide to make something legal or lawful, we have not, necessarily, made it right?

How long has abortion been legal now? Did that legislation make it right?

We all have an appointment with God who will judge us all in righteousness. Denying the appointment, laughing at the idea, or deciding we are the only true judges of ourselves does not cancel the appointment.

Do we really think human legislation overrules God?

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