Monday, June 25, 2012

Ants in my pants!

I've been antsy lately...
literally.
They're everywhere!!
Marching across my kitchen counter,
probably hiding in the coffee grinds and camouflaged  for no one to detect.

Sneaky little critters!

So I got my gloves on and took that Commercial size hefty version of Raid with the gun and holster -
Yup -
got my game face on.

All business.

I can slay bodies with the best of 'em.

Step aside Arnold...
the Terminator ain't got nothin' on me!

I machine gunned...I mean sprayed the perimeter of the house.
Even at the end of the driveway, marking my territory.
In every crack and crevice where they could 'sneak' their pesky selves in.

The nerve!

Uninvited so called guests, squeezing their way into our home.
Even through the outlets they showed up.
And apparently they've Evited and Facebooked all their friends and family -
cuz they are comin' too!

They're small but they're mighty -
and they're army has outnumbered me BIG time.

It's funny how harmless this critter is when you're stomping on them on your morning hike (barely noticing them under your Nike's) -
yet when they infiltrate your home,
they suddenly are 'in control'.

I'm left to wonder what other seemingly innocent things are entering my home...
uninvited.

Could also be through the outlets that our T.V.'s and our computers are plugged into.

The shows.
The images.
Not just the programs...
possibly the 'programming'.

Subtly infecting our thinking.

Now I'm not of the thinking you gotta throw your T.V.'s out and not use technology -
just don't let it use you.

Don't be so passive that you don't even notice when the corruption sneaks in unaware.

Don't wait til your home is crawling with this stuff -
spray your perimeters so they don't get in.

One isolated ant ...
or thought...
may not be such a threat.

But when it comes with a host of their friends...
THEN you're in trouble.

Matthew 26:41 says:

"All of you must keep awake (give strict attention)
be cautious and active, and watch and pray, that you may not come into temptation.  The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak."

4 comments:

  1. Amen to that Lori! Just one little unchecked thought can ruin a whole day, a whole week, a whole month, or even a whole life.

    Dorothy Ruppert, author of "God Placed Her in My Path."

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  2. And that just goes to show the power of sheer numbers. WRITE ON!

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  3. Thank you Dorothy...indeed very true!

    Jo Michaels, sheer numbers have great impact! Congrats on your award during the recent blog challenge!

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  4. Thank you Dorothy...indeed very true!

    Jo Michaels, sheer numbers have great impact! Congrats on your award during the recent blog challenge!

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