1 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service. 2 And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the [renewing of your mind], that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.
Patterns of Flawed Character and patterns of noble character.
Psychology: Processes of the Mind
Psychiatry: Healing of the Mind
Fasting: The notion of a runner who sticks close to what he is chasing.
PTSD: A disturbance of the mind
Psychiatry must be concerned with two basic psychological needs: the need to love and be loved and the need to feel that we are worthwhile to ourselves and to others.
Love has three components: Sacrifice, Giving, Accountable GOD IS LOVE!
13 “If you turn away your foot from the Sabbath,
From doing your pleasure on My holy day,
And call the Sabbath a delight,
The holy day of the LORD honorable,
And shall honor Him, not doing your own ways,
Nor finding your own pleasure,
Nor speaking your own words,
14 Then you shall delight yourself in the LORD;