Right before Thanksgiving, I shared my super secret strategy for enjoying my hostess duties. It involved a small bowl of M&M’s, remember? Those same candies taught me a valuable lesson in self-control.
I struggle with self-control.
It’s an issue around my favorite foods (like chocolate). But it’s also a struggle when I wander through Target, or when I lay in bed long after the alarm goes off, or when I play Candy Crush instead of cooking dinner, or when I let the kids watch a Pokemon marathon instead of making them home school.
It’s bad. I realized that there were things I don’t even TRY to accomplish because I felt I lack the self-control to see them through.
And so, I began to pray.
In part, my prayers were answered with a tiny bowl of M&M’s.