Cleaning your soul is important, but replacing that empty, clean soul with God is more important!
The other day I had an ordinary, everday conversation with my son that went like this:
Me, “TJ, please take a shower (because he smells after a bike ride).”
Me: “TJ – did you just shower and put back on the same sweaty clothes from your bike ride?”
I cannot tell you how many times I have to remind my son that once he cleans his body, he needs to put on clean clothes – not dirty ones. What is the point of cleansing if you put back on the old dirty stuff that made you stink in the first place?
Do you see where I am going with this?
I am so guilty of this in my faith life. I pour my heart and soul into my confession to God. I ask for forgiveness of my sins. I walk away feeling new, fresh…
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