SIMPLE LIVING: Essay Writing Topics

Jose John June 9, 2016 No Comments
SIMPLE LIVING The well-known adage that we eat to live, and not live to eat, draws sustenance from the biblical truth that man does not live by bread alone but by the word of god. This is so because when a man lives by the word of god, it gains primacy and all other things become subordinate to it. That is how a good book becomes the “precious life-blood of a master spirit”. This assumes added significance as the verse takes us to colossal heights of glory and we eat only if we must. Just as we “talk less and work more” which is the slogan for efficiency for carrying out any work at the stipulated time, eat less and think more is die secret of living in grace, keeping off sins since gluttony is one of the seven deadly sins. Moreover, gluttony leads to disgrace. Unknowingly some people “punish” their offspring by giving too much food, slowly leading them to other vices. That is why frequent fasting, as well as preference for a light vegetarian diet is essential to acquire purification of mind and body. At the same time, application of the philosophy of simple living and high thinking makes sense. Self-purification demands that our thought, word and...
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