Many of us rationalize, despise, and take great effort to avoid self-discipline. I have struggled with it in various areas. For most of my life I bit my fingernails. I agree that it’s a pretty disgusting habit. But I am free of it now.
In junior high I took comfort in food when our family fell apart. I know, no excuse, and it did not help. Eating more than my body required has been an up-and-down lifelong struggle for me. I told Teri I want to beat it, and as long as I have breath, I’m not giving up.
Where are your battles? Are you determined to fight a good fight? It’s not too late. Pick one area at a time and conquer it.
“Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand.” (Philippians 4:5)