The Forbidden Fruit is the Sweetest

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"The forbidden fruit is the sweetest." This cliche is taken straight from a story in the Bible. It refers to Eve wanting to taste the apple from the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil so badly. She struggled with wanting it...needing it...undoubtedly even more so because she was told that she couldn't have it. She was tempted beyond her self control. She eventually gives in to her desire…with consequences.  Don't we all think that way when something is forbidden or just out of our reach? I know I do. The other day I was driving down the street and I realized that I left my water bottle at home. I drink a lot of water as a rule...so just knowing that I didn't have water with me, suddenly I unrealistically began to feel really thirsty! I sat there wondering: If I had a bottle of water … [Read more...]