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Girl Scout Cookies

We have several boxes of girl scout cookies in our house now and I love it. But I find that when I go for one I can’t stop. I’ll tell myself “Okay, I’ll have two”. Then I promise myself “One more”. Then I guarantee myself I will not have any more cookies. On and on it goes until I have had half a dozen cookies and the box is almost gone.

This leads me to the conclusion that lies are just like girl scout cookies. As much as you tell yourself that’s the last lie you are going to tell another situation comes up in which you just “have” to lie.

The Lord hates those who don’t keep their word, but he delights in those who do.

-Proverbs 12:22

Challenge: It’s not easy to stop the cycle of lies but living a life full of deceit is exhausting and depressing. Experience the freedom that truth brings and take the steps you need to live a life of honesty.


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