Thursday, February 19, 2015

The cost of a secret

A secret in its simplest form is merely information. However, it is keeping this information hidden that gives control to the enemy. The enemy of our souls uses secrets to destroy us from the inside out. Secrets of any kind can lead to the physical, emotional, and spiritual consequences all too familiar in our society. Sins of commission or omission, family secrets, secret thoughts, and even feelings can quickly attach to shame, fear, lack of value, and a myriad of other barnacle-like emotions, slowing us down and causing loss.—What’s Your Secret? pages 24-25

<idle musing>
But it's really nothing. Just a little thing. Nobody needs to know about it. After all, everybody's doing it. It will just go away if I ignore it.

You've heard that before, haven't you? The problem is, they are all lies. If it's big enough to keep secret, it's big enough to bring out into the light for healing and cleansing...
</idle musing>

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