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Cravings: A Catholic Wrestles with Food, Self-Image, and God Paperback – December 17, 2012
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"Whether you're tired of being obsessed with your weight, are hungry for inner peace even more than you're hungry for food, or are desiring the freedom that comes with self-acceptance, Cravings will leave you satisfied."--Kate Wicker, Author of Weightless: Making Peace with Your Body
"This book opens a doorway to hope for anyone locked in a struggle with food. It is a refreshing guide to freedom in Christ."--Jeff Young, Podcast host of The Catholic Foodie
"Another excellent tool in Mother Church's hand to help feed God's children with what they crave most: truth, the food of saints!" --Rev. Leo Patalinghug, Author of Grace Before Meals
About the Author
Mary DeTurris Poust is an author, columnist, journalist, speaker, and blogger who has written for dozens of Catholic and secular publications. She is the author of Walking Together, The Essential Guide to Catholic Prayer and the Mass, The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Catholic Catechism, and Parenting a Grieving Child. Poust was a senior correspondent and contributing editor for Our Sunday Visitor newspaper for fourteen years and is currently a daily contributor to Our Sunday Visitor's popular blog, OSV Daily Take. Her award-winning monthly column "Life Lines" has been published in Catholic New York since 2001. Poust also writes about family, faith, and the spiritual journey at her own blog, Not Strictly Spiritual. She has worked for the dioceses of Metuchen, New Jersey, and Austin, Texas, as well as the Archdiocese of New York, where she served as managing editor of Catholic New York. She lives in upstate New York with her husband and three children. Visit Poust online at marydeturrispoust.com.
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Cravings author and contributors share honestly not only their triumphs, but their struggles. It makes you really feel normal!!
But the most important thing is that Cravings really deals with the crux of our weight/diet fixation -- an inability to trust the Lord's provision for us and rest in His lavish abundant love for us -- just as we are! Not ten pounds lighter!
Ignore all the magazine covers you will pass in the grocery store that scream about the latest new diet. Listen pleasantly to your friend about her new 17-day diet miracle. And pass up all the diet books out there. This book has the answer. And it's not what you eat.
It's Who loves you, baby!
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