So last night I prayed for humility. I knew it was a prayer that needed to be said because I prayed each word with a little bite.
Like my ego was saying, “I don’t need to be more humble. I’m perfect as I am and humility is for p-” and my spirit was like, “Shut the hell up, ego! I’m tryna keep us out of the eternal pit! *Clears throat* As I was saying Lord, help me to tame my arrogant ways.”
And, yes, I recognized the possibility that I may suffer from schizophrenia. But that’s irrelevant.
The point is, I’ve started telling myself, “no.” Yesterday I got home after work, ready to chow down on some lit sushi. But then I realized I wanted it too much. So I decided to fridge the food, shower, and straighten up a bit. Then ate.
Like a city whose walls are broken through is a person who lacks self-control. (Proverbs 25:28)
It’s pretty empowering to feel in control of your own behaviors. Spirit leading the body and not the other way around.
Stay in control,