Good morning everyone! It is going to be a fabulous Wednesday! I am so excited for this weekend! I will be attending the “Treading The High Places Women’s Retreat” for the second time! I am so full of anticipation and excitement! I am looking for God to remove any stubborn sins! You know sometimes we can be our own downfall! The bible warns us that we are often drawn away by our own lust James 1:14. If only you would just take a second and recognize your weaknesses it would help you on the journey of faith! I’ll start! I have a weakness for cute guys. Usually they are not saved. And as I allowed God to deal with me to find out what it truly it is….it is the spirit of lust. I almost got myself caught in sin but was able to get out by way of escape! Thank God! Hopefully I can share with you some “no no’s” if you struggle in this area.
*Keep your hands to yourself.
So I am a very touchy person and that is okay. However, when you are attracted to someone don’t touch them! I learned the hard way. It literally opened the door to more flirtation between me and this guy who I knew was not for me. It was hard to set the barrier later when we established just a friendship. Thank goodness it didn’t go further than just a few hugs.
*Watch your language.
Did I mention I am a natural flirt? I have a tendency to be just a little more chatty that I should. Especially if I sense that their is a vibe going on. I once told the same guy how cute he looked in the sweater. I could have just said it was a nice sweater. So he responded with you look good too, as always. And the conversation went down hill from there. That was another open door.
*Be careful with your body language.
I know I can’t be the only one guilty of this. Leaning in too close, hugging too long, touching hands. I’m told I have the cat eyes. I draw you in with look. I can remember playing the staring game with this guy for a while. The longer I stared the closer we leaned in to each other. I knew the next thing to happen would be a kiss so I backed up! It took all of Jesus to do back off. But nevertheless. It I had avoided the initial moment I wouldn’t have almost fell into temptation.