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Level 11 (in more than 1 area, too)

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Today, on the 11th of December I reached level 11.

11 in the bible is a powerful number.
TITLE: Its Supernatural Design and Spiritual Significance
Author: by E. W. Bullinger
(edited by BibleStudy.org)

E.W. Bullinger says:

The Biblical Meaning of Numbers: The Number 11
“If ten marks the perfection of Divine order, then eleven is an addition to it, subversive of and undoing that order. If twelve is the number which marks the perfection of Divine government, then 11 falls short of it. So that whether we regard it as being 10 + 1, or 12 - 1, it is the that which marks, disorder, disorganization, imperfection, and disintegration.”

*(Many other great scholars and theologians also have come to this conclusion. You will find more on the number 11 and it’s signifignance at the bottom of the blog. It has two **)

I suppose it's fitting that I’m not at my goal, emoticon yet, and also I’m not where or who I was when I first came to this site. emoticon

At this time of year it's rather chaotic anyway, (though quite enjoyable) and if you lived through black Friday sales, then you are probably very busy shopping, preparing for Christmas day, and looking forward to the holidays being over!!

All of this has been intensified by not being ABLE to meet my food goal of eating the way I have for the entire 3 months! I didn't go over, I went way under. emoticon Thank GOD for the protein drinks! emoticon

I had a choice to make - and I made it. When we were snowed in, I couldn't go to the store. Rather than cheat by eating foods that were not on my list of ' eatable items ' at this time, that MAY HAVE SET ME UP FOR CRAVINGS. I didn't eat enough. I ate things that were on my acceptable list! Sometimes 2 items of the same thing! I have come so far with changing what I eat, when I eat, etc., that I just didn't want to risk desiring foods that I haven't had in over 90 days, emoticon (and don't miss) only because it was my only choice!

Determined not to set myself up for unwanted cravings, I got through it. Due to the change in activity, the baby emoticon was up weird hours, too. emoticon So my SLEEPING HOURS were shifted as a result.

NEEDLESS TO SAY, number 11 applies to my recent life for the past 4-5 days, at least. I mean, I was up at 3 AM emoticon trying to eat more acceptable food to get me over 800 calories!

I've been to the store, emoticon now 3 times, emoticon and I finally got back to eating normal hours yesterday. I slept at a normal TIME and woke up early. emoticon
Today I am back on track, and know better how to prepare for winter in OK! emoticon

**More about the number 11:

This number is used 18 times in the Old Testament and 6 times in the New Testament according to Strong's Concordance. Each time it shows a level of something not finished yet, or something destroyed and left incomplete.

Today we are awaiting our Lords return.
I speak of His death near His celebrated birthday, because He was born to fulfill a purpose. This purpose was foretold in Isaiah 53 the whole chapter.

Jesus was preordained to die the most shameful death of all, on the cross. Yes, the same cross that He carried to Calvary.

As a result of His death burial and resurrection, we are now on the road to recovery as mankind.

I'm so thankful for a GOD that loved us enough to give HIS own son for me personally and ALL MANKIND! emoticon emoticon

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    emoticon Good or bad, God is in it all!!! Praising him for the rough days!
    I know you are too! emoticon
    2744 days ago
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    I like E.W. Bullinger's work. Great personal analysis!
    2745 days ago
    Amen. I am so happy for you. Thanks for sharing the information about numbers and their meaning biblically. I always was interested in this kind of information. I love to learn.
    I love how you have shared some of the steps you personally have been taking for your plan. This is so insightful, because it helps others to consider maybe applying if what they have been doing has not work.
    I pray that you be blessed abundantly.
    Have you been working on a new painting? I saw that you are an artist and wondered about this. I always loved works of art. I love to see the artist's projects in their completion.
    In the days of my youth I was an art major, but it has been along time since I picked up paints or pencils. Perhaps next year I can bring them out.
    2745 days ago
    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon Doing good! Keep on going!
    2745 days ago
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    Things happen for a reason. I'm intrigued by the information you're reading about and will have to take a look for a book on numbers in the Bible.

    Thanks for posting such an interesting Blog.
    2745 days ago
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    Della, thank you for being inspirational spiritually and food wise!!!

    2746 days ago
    emoticon emoticon Keep up the good work! You're doing great!
    2746 days ago
    emoticon Pantry re-stocked for winter in OK sounds like a good thing! We take 1-40 on our trips back to NC and we stop both coming and going at a small down town cafe in Elk City, Ok. We had stumbled onto it the first time, and now we seek it out because "the girls" there are so friendly and kind. (food is good too, home made) We just missed the bad weather by one day and got out of there before it hit. Are you new to OK? Glad you are on track and thanks for sharing the Bible too. (((hugs))) emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    2746 days ago
    keep pushing! good job.
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    Thank God for His precious Son, and you Della are doing great. We will get there sister!! emoticon
    2746 days ago
    What a quincidence ! On the 11 th day you've reached level 11. Way to go!! You are doing great!!
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    2746 days ago
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