Column: Fix attention on God; you'll be changed from inside out



Last week, we began exploring the idea that we are more than a body with a soul, but we are, in fact, a soul with a body. And sometimes, our soul is in need of cleansing.

Our soul needs cleansing because subtly, over the course of time, toxic influences have crept into our lives.

It is the classic case of the frog in the kettle. They say that if you put a frog into a pot of boiling water, it will leap out right away to escape the danger. But, if you put a frog in a kettle that is filled with water that is cool and pleasant, and then you gradually heat the kettle until it starts boiling, the frog is unaware of the threat until it is too late. The frog’s survival instincts are geared toward detecting sudden changes and not gradual ones.

 

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