In this article, Monica Kim argues that small, seemingly inconsequential life habits often point to deeper struggles of the human heart. She explores how an obsession with cleaning her house connected to feeling of out of control in other life situations. Kim examines the conflict between the ruling desires of her own heart and the mercy shown for her at the cross of Christ. She concludes that living a God-honoring life brings peace into otherwise hostile situations, and this deep peace removes the obsessions that control life.
Habits of the Heart
from the Journal of Biblical Counseling 24:1 | 2006