1. ”I’m a control freak.” The lie of power. It says I control events, people, and circumstances around me, allowing me to believe I have power over others. That unless I’m the one in charge, things won’t get done correctly. This Me Addiction lie gives me the false sense of being God. It feeds my ego and often is a mask for my insecurities.
2. “I can’t help it, it’s just the way I am.” The lie that I don’t have to change, denying God’s call to personal transformation. It breeds laziness and complacency. It’s a Me Addiction excuse to justify all behaviors, attitudes and speech. Just the other day a lady said to me, “I’m going to be a grumpy old lady when I retire and there’s nothing I can do about it…it’s just the way I am.” Seriously?? [Read more...]