but not all things are helpful;
all things are lawful for me,
but not all things edify."
~ 1 Corinthians 10:23 NKJV
There are many moments in our Christian walk where we can feel isolated. We must pass on going to certain events that "everyone else" is attending. We are compelled to exclude ourselves from different activities, inappropriate clothing and media that "everyone else" is doing, wearing and watching. It happens when we believe (through our actions) the inspired words of the Scriptures and "take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ" (2 Corinthians 10:5).
However, loneliness can creep in. The crowds can be captivating. It can all look so easy, so carefree and without worries. It can be tempting to dive in and join in the "fun", to be like "everyone else" without the constant concerns… Please continue reading the rest of this article at Raising Homemaker's where we are guest posting today. This is a repost but I know that these kinds of reminders are important for me and perhaps they are for you too...
"For this reason I will not be negligent to remind you always of these things,
though you know and are established in the present truth."
~ 2 Peter 1:12
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