Day: October 12, 2015

UNHOLY “GOODS”

I’m not going to talk about those sins which we all know are against God.  I want to remind myself of all those little things I do that “feel good,” so I don’t think of them as wrong. These acts, by their very nature, allow our minds to dwell in negative thoughts, and expose us to trigger that lead to sinful behaviors. Cussing – I rarely say a cuss word!  My girls lecture me whenever I let one spew from my mouth.  However, there are moments it really feels good!  Most sin rolls around in our gut, and we feel bad.  Even so, when you’re really angry or hurt, a cuss word releases all the tension, helping us to feel better. Still, once I say the first cuss word, I find myself letting them rip off my tongue more easily.  Suddenly, I find my mind forgetting the standards I’ve set for my life, and I allow thoughts to seep in. Why is that?  I know who I want to be.  I know what kind of person I …