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Adopting a Loving Attitude

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Mid-afternoon triggers one of my compulsive food behaviors—munching. Every day, hungry or not, food thoughts start to pester me. One day, I asked my Higher Power, whom I call Loving Mother, to handle the urges for me. “I’ll do what you tell me to,” I assured her. “Well, it’s not really about doing; it’s just about loving.” Her reply surprised me. “Loving Mother, you sound like a cryptic hermit from a fairy tale. Would you explain?” She just said, “That’s all there is. It’s not about doing; it’s about loving.” I stewed on that little riddle for a couple of

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