Everytime I eat raw fruits and vegetables, snack on nuts and seeds, take a yoga class, diffuse essential oils, drink herbs, etc., it is me saying thank you to God for the wonderful gift of life and this vessel he has blessed me with called a body. It is saying “Thank you” and “I do not take these gifts for granted. I plan to do my very best to take care of them”.
Just like when people give us gifts, we do not throw it in the trash, cut it up, burn it, break it, etc. We should honor God’s gifts the same way or even more than we honor gifts from other human beings.