Blog — guidance
Are there any negative consequences? Love, Shopping,Video Gaming, Eating, Internet/Social Media Usage, Exercise. All of which feel so good, that we reach for them when we are feeling bad. The immediate reaction to pain is to get right out of it, fast. So we build compulsions to the behavior. It is a learning style that builds over time. The urges that are built can then lead to cravings. The cravings feel like hunger which turns into the inability to restrain yourself. Your life is then set up around the addiction.
Jesus spoke to a great number of people. Even people who did not believe in him could hear him. Was it because he was a great speaker? Was it because he spoke loudly? No, it was because they had faith in him. Back then they didn't have the internet or a physical Bible to look at.
Watching my kids attempt a 5 piece kids puzzle was the hardest thing to do at first. Watching them try to jam the pieces in and completely miss the parts that looked alike was sooo frustrating😤😤😤. I would often get up and leave so that they would try to learn on their own, only to see and hear their frustration. "Momma!!! Momma!!! Help me!! I can't do it!" I had to check myself quickly and go help my baby. Oh the lessons of persistence and patience. Getting the word of God in my heart was the most important part of...