Have you ever sat down and thought about influence? More specifically the people you surround yourself with and the influence they might have on you?
I’m sure your Momma, your Granny, your Pops, somebody, has told you at some point not to hang around with the wrong crowd, right? I mean, from the time we’re children, we’ve heard how one bad apple can spoil the whole bunch. Or how following the wrong crowd can lead you straight down the wrong path.
I even remember the guidance counselor coming around in elementary school with her picture books and puppets trying to get the point across to us that some people are just plain bad.
So, I guess, because of this, I never really thought about it in depth.
Stay away from the meanies. Got it.
But, I’ve been reading in 2 Kings lately… and you know what happens when I read. I think about the things I’ve read for a couple of days. And then I share it with you, dear reader. It’s a habit. #sorrynotsorry[Read more…]