3 John 1:4 I have no greater joy
than to hear that my children walk in truth.
Health and Family series King James Bible 1611 ministries Netherlands
‘Once you have a barefoot shoe you will never go back to anything else’
Barefoot shoes help the body to relax and reduce back problems. The feet are made to spread the toes and this is not possible in normal shoes. Normal shoes are too narrow at the front of the toes and the sole is too stiff, causing people to walk in an unnatural way.
Buy a barefoot shoe in which you cannot feel the front and sides of the shoe near your toes.
Zero drop is nice and important with a barefoot shoe. This means that there is no heel in the shoe. Almost all other shoes always have a built-in heel, even if you do not see it, even with sneakers, and this is bad for your back and makes for an unnatural walk.
A leather sole in the shoe ensures a good foot climate.
Toe socks, with a high cotton content, this helps to spread your toes in the shoe and therefore walk healthily and helps against sweaty feet. (Highly recommended) Toe socks force your toes to spread again and return to the correct position.
www.barefootandmore.nl is a nice store with a lot of choice. (only buy the brands that are extra wide at the toes)
Bare foot shoes from the Be Lenka brand are a high-quality option, very nice and very wide at the front of the shoe. (The Be Lenka Trailwalker is really a top walking shoe / hiking shoe)
Also nice in the winter are the Oma King insoles made of natural latex and sheep fur.
I think Be Lenka is the broadest shoe brand and therefore also the nicest.
We bought our barefoot shoes 2 to 3 to 4 sizes larger than what we used to have. I used to walk in size 43 and now with barefoot shoes I easily buy size 46 or 47 dutch shoe size.
Ordering online is not recommended, it is better to try them on in the store because it varies a lot per brand.
The Vibram FiveFingers shoes are also an experience to walk in. And the hiking shoe from the Freet brand, you have to buy these a few sizes larger before they are spacious enough at the toes in the front.
Furthermore, many brands are ok, as long as it has an extra wide front toe box, there are brands that are too narrow in the front and I would not buy those.
Your feet continue to grow a little as you get older, and when you start walking in barefoot shoes your feet also grow a size in length and width.
For children we currently have shoes from Tikki Shoes and Be Lenka.
Bible verses about walking:
Psalm 12:8 The wicked walk on every side, when the vilest men are exalted.
Psalm 23:4 Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.
Psalm 56:13 For thou hast delivered my soul from death: wilt not thou deliver my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living?
Psalm 86:11 Teach me thy way, O LORD; I will walk in thy truth: unite my heart to fear thy name.
Psalm 89:15 Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O LORD, in the light of thy countenance.
Psalm 101:2 I will behave myself wisely in a perfect way. O when wilt thou come unto me? I will walk within my house with a perfect heart.
Psalm 116:9 I will walk before the LORD in the land of the living.
Psalm 119:1 ALEPH. Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the LORD.
Proverbs 2:20 That thou mayest walk in the way of good men, and keep the paths of the righteous.
John 8:12 Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.
John 11:9 Jesus answered, Are there not twelve hours in the day? If any man walk in the day, he stumbleth not, because he seeth the light of this world. Jhn 11:10 But if a man walk in the night, he stumbleth, because there is no light in him.
Galatians 5:16 This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh.
Galatians 5:25 If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.
2 Corinthians 5:7 (For we walk by faith, not by sight:)
Ephesians 5:2 And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweetsmelling savour.
Ephesians 5:8 For ye were sometimes darkness, but now are ye light in the Lord: walk as children of light:
Ephesians 5:15 See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise,
Ephesians 4:17 This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye henceforth walk not as other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind,
1 Thessalonians 2:12 That ye would walk worthy of God, who hath called you unto his kingdom and glory.
1 Thessalonians 4:1 Furthermore then we beseech you, brethren, and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, that as ye have received of us how ye ought to walk and to please God, so ye would abound more and more.
1 Thessalonians 4:12 That ye may walk honestly toward them that are without, and that ye may have lack of nothing.
2 Thessalonians 3:11 For we hear that there are some which walk among you disorderly, working not at all, but are busybodies.
1 John 1:7 But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.
2 John 1:4 I rejoiced greatly that I found of thy children walking in truth, as we have received a commandment from the Father. 2 John 1:5 And now I beseech thee, lady, not as though I wrote a new commandment unto thee, but that which we had from the beginning, that we love one another. 2 John 1:6 And this is love, that we walk after his commandments. This is the commandment, That, as ye have heard from the beginning, ye should walk in it.
1 John 2:6 He that saith he abideth in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.
Have fun with the benefits of Barefoot shoes
Health and Family series King James Bible 1611 ministries Netherlands www.kingjamesbible1611ministries.com