Hey Y’all, [okay this is TOO weird], HELLO EVERYONE! 😄
This post is about addictions, big or small addictions can be debilitating and as a Christian I found it hard to believe that I actually do have addictions that I consider “small” BUT affect my life tremendously.
When you think of addictions what exactly comes to mind? I don’t know about you but I think of alcoholics, drug addicts, KE$HA [LOL im joking, but why does she need a dollar sign in her name anyway?]. You catch my drift right? Well I never thought SIMS, or silly band collecting or even using my netbook could be considered a REAL addiction, that was until now.
I hadn’t realized it at the time but at one point I was addicted to playing SIMS games and it wasn’t the prettiest of sights. I was playing SIMS on my computer for hours at a time and would wake up early every day just to play SIMS. I stopped doing things I loved, because I loved playing SIMS more. I was addicted, the short thrill of becoming a millionaire in a game was more appealing than reading or writing or even talking to REAL people! [I’m not a weirdo or anything, I just REALLY liked that game]. I had played the game to completion dozens of times and was almost living through a virtual character, and what made it even worse was I couldn’t stop myself.
The only reason I stopped was because I got bored after a little while and knew how badly it was affecting me. I rashly deleted it from my cpu and a few hours later BEGGED my brother to re-add it. He said no, I was angry then, but I’m thankful now. I was investing so much of my time and effort into this game that did not produce meaningful results and most of all I was taking time from all aspects of my life for a game.
1 Samuel 12:24
24 But be sure to fear the LORD and serve him faithfully with all your heart; consider what great things he has done for you.
I wasn’t serving my GOD ANYMORE!
Today I want you to look inside yourself and see what your addictions are be it big or small, and compleltly re- dedicate yourself to God. If there’s one addiction that i would approve of, it would be an addiction to GOD!
See you tomorrow,