Supernatural Self-Control

Little, Katrina
August 2006
Guideposts;Aug2006, p7
The article discusses the author's experience battling obesity with the help of prayer. She narrates how she became obese after she gave birth to her son. She explains the impact of the divorce of her parents on her eating habit. She decided to join a prayer session in her church to pray that the emotional pain caused by her parents' divorce will be gone.


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