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We are what we eat --- living under the discipline of a diet

   Just as some people live under the discipline of a diet as to 
   what goes into their mouths I live under the discipline of a 
   diet as to what goes into my mind.  It is something I have been 
   doing for a number of years now.  I live on a strict diet as to 
   what I will "eat" intellectually and spiritually.  With 
   strictness and severity I regulate all that goes in through my 
   eyes and ears.  I will "eat" no evil through eyes or ears.  
   And, most of all I will accept no dirt or filth.  At the first 
   suggestion of the Indecent, Immoral or Off-color I disappear.  
   If it is on a TV or radio program I either immediately turn the 
   program off or leave.  If it is in printed material I stay away 
   from it.  If it occurs in a group of people that go to coffee 
   breaks together I don't go to coffee with them.  When talking 
   with people I expect them to keep their conversation on a 
   decent level.  If they don't I am embarrassed and uneasy, I 
   don't go along with them, and I get out of there as quickly as 

   At the bottom it is all a diet, a voluntary discipline, applied 
   to myself out of respect and reverence for God and his holy 

   Feb 1981

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