As I was surfing other blogs recently, I began to notice just how many people mention God. There's a world of us. The truth is, "Believers" (as we like to be known), are quite plentiful. Most people believe in God but don't want to admit it. Jesus said, "If you deny me before men, then I will deny you to my Father." So, how many are out there with a heart full of God and mouth full of the world? We can't bless God with the tongue and at the same time speak like the world. "Doth a fountain send forth at the same place sweet water and bitter?" James 3:11. Fear is what drives people to deny God. Fear of retribution. Fear of not "fitting in." Fitting in to what? What does this world have that's so important that we must fit into it? Nothing. It offers temporary pleasures peppered with misery, in abundance. So therefore, "...come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you." II Corinthians 6:17. Praise God! So simple. It's the simple choice to be unto yourself and separated unto God. It's the desire for a deeper meaning to your life. It's a longing for the Truth. It's the "why" finally reaching to the "because." It's choosing the other in place of yourself. It's knowing that you've left a "love print" on another's heart. It's laying down at night and truly resting. It's when you CAN sleep because your mind actually shuts off. Why doesn't our minds shut off when we lay down at night? Because of all the nonsense that we bog ourselves down with. "Did I make the car payment?" "What time did I make my hair appointment for and will it overlap with my nail appointment?" "Did I call my editor?" "I need to get in touch with that lawyer." It goes on and on for some of us. For others, like myself, I know with Whom I have to do. So I keep it simple, read scripture so I can know Who it is that I serve, pray for others as the Spirit gives me utterance, forgive others their trespasses as God forgives mine, and at night, I lay down knowing that I'm right with my God. I know when I'm wrong as well, and that can be changed with a simple choice.