Most of us operate out of the factory default mode. We seem to be wired this way regardless of all the books we have read, or conferences and trainings we might have attended. We act marginally, at best, on the ideas generated from all the information shared with us. All this information, as interesting or helpful as it may be, usually has little bearing on what is actually put into practice and applied. It is indeed quite a task to teach old dogs new tricks. And yet a huge chunk of my time seems to be spent attempting to do just that!
As a bookseller, I can vouch for the truth of that! I read lots—and lots—but implement precious little. Guy goes on to suggest a technique to help...
Of course, the Holy Spirit can put a bur under your saddle every now and then and get real heartfelt change. Would that it happened more often—or maybe, would that I were more sensitive to the promptings!