In C.S. Lewis’ Screwtape Letters, the mentor devil Screwtape advised his nephew Wormwood, about how to get humans to focus on things that are unreal. They do it by luring humans into indulging in fantasies, wasting their time with whatever means that come handy. In the end, real issues get ignored and perceived as unimportant.
After reading another book and a chat with a friend tonight, I know that the devil has been very successful in making me worry about things that I can leave in God’s hands, and be indifferent with other things that I should take a closer look at…
The devil is powerful, but God beats it. Lord, help me fight the good fight~