Daily Archives: June 20, 2019

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I Want It Now!

How many time have you heard, “I want it now!” or similar language from children and adults? Whether the words come from an arrogant politician or an unhappy three-year-old they betray a craving for instant gratification. This craving is destructive. This intense self-focus will result in a life dominated by the desire for personal pleasure. Immediate gratification is the gateway to a life of destructive, abusive relationships, pornography, substance abuse, and abusive behavior. If you hear a child frequently complain or grumble, you are hearing a child who is becoming a slave to his own desires. Sin feeds on the desire for immediate pleasure. That is why a child can go from seeming bliss to outrage in an eye blink. […]