Psalm 58

“A deaf viper stops its ears so as not to hear the voice of charmers.” (58:5-6)

Our inner voice is generally good at telling us what we ought to do. The problem is that there are other voices around us that utter conflicting messages, tempting us to do what benefits us rather than what is right, or take the least challenging way over the path of virtue. Listen to your inner voice but if you hear yourself saying, “Don’t confuse me with the facts because I’ve already made up my mind,” be open to the possibility that it’s your inner voice that’s charming you and leading you astray.

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