“Thoughts are like airplanes flying in the air. If you ignore them, there is no problem. If you pay attention to them, you create an airport inside your head and permit them to land!”
(Saint Paisios the Athonite)
Does having bad thoughts make you a bad person? What should Christians do with the temptations we experience?
The Church refers to these thoughts as logismoi: the thoughts that tempt us and can lead us into sin. And Christians have been dealing with these temptations from the beginning.
In fact, Jesus Himself had these same thoughts. Yet He overcame them. And so can you.
Steve shares three simple keys to handling temptations and staying focused on Jesus Christ.