Day’s Verse:
For since He Himself was tempted in that which He has suffered, He is able to come to the aid of those who are tempted.
Hebrews 2:18

Temptations abound in the world. Sometimes I wish I could just retreat to a bubble of safety and goodness rather like a snail pulling back into its shell. Then I realize college is a bubble of safety and goodness compared to the company-eat-rookie real world, and I quake at the thought of graduating.

But temptations still abound, even in this bubblicious college campus. For example: Temptation 1: I always feel the temptation not to eat. I feel disgusted with myself for eating breakfast, lunch, and dinner with the greatest of joi de vivre; then I feel disgusted for feeling disgusted because in my mind I know eating is a good thing. Then I think, No I should only eat twice a day like Ian and Luke. But I give in to the temptation of a bowl of granola for breakfast or sandwich and banana for lunch, and feel disgusted afresh. The hard part is to give in to the temptation of healthy food, and not to the temptation of starvation. Continue Reading >>