Removing Thornbushes

Remove the branches of a thorn bush today and you'll avoid a scrape this year. But next year, you'll face the same problem again. Remove the root of the bush today, and the entire plant will die.

— James Clear —


The enemy uses “thorn bushes” to mess with us mentally, physically, socially, financially, and almost every other “ally.”

I recall many years ago trying to conquer my addiction problems by “trimming the thorns” through a reduction in use or changing of chemicals.

Nothing worked until I completely removed the root of my problem.


What “thorn bush(es)” are you continuing to allow to scrape you?

What prevents you from removing the root of your “thorn bush?”

1 Corinthians 6:19-20, “Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.”


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