In his book, The Purpose Driven Life, Rick Warren says, “The purpose of your life is far greater than your own personal fulfillment, your peace of mind, or even your happiness (and I might add, your health). It’s far greater than your family, your career, or even your wildest dreams and ambitions.”
I have discovered, in my own walk toward complete freedom from anorexia, that true recovery wasn’t so much about me, my issues, my family, my illness, my health, my fitness, my bone density, my depression, my happiness, my weight or even my future, but true freedom was found only by looking away from myself, upward to my Savior and outward toward those He has called me to love.
“I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the LORD, who made heaven and earth.” Ps. 121:1-2