Ephesians 4:27…“Neither give place to the devil.”
Ephesians 4:27…“Leave no [such] room or foothold for the devil [give no opportunity for him].”
~ Secular sayings ~
Give him an inch, he’ll take a mile. (His love and passion is to wreak havoc and he froths at the mouth for every opportunity.)
Hate details? Learn to love them or find a friend who is good at digging through them until every stone has been turned…whether a marriage, work project, planning a fun vacation… so when in the middle of things you’re not blindsided and you have a solution for anything else that may arise quicker and easier.
Butt…oops I mean but, see I missed a detail by one letter. What a difference a letter makes.
LASTLY, actually first, the unprofitable words people speak to your ear or probably worse are the words you speak to yourself. Those stones are to be dealt with by throwing them away before damage is done to your soul.
There’s a terrific quote “I will not let your dirty boots run through my mind.” *Author unknown*