July 25, 2007
Father, it has been… too long since my last confession. Since then, I’ve done many sinful things. I’ve taken countless pennies, but left only one, and that was an accident. I constantly cruise in the left lane going a consistent eight miles and hour under. When I’m with certain company, I refer to my cross necklace as “bling”.
But, Father there’s… there’s something else. Since my last confession, and even since long before then, I’ve been fighting the greatest temptation. It strikes when I least expect it. When I’m walking around the mall, or listening to the radio. Though my flesh wants to indulge, my mind always tells me otherwise.
“Its not worth it,” I tell myself. “Think of the consequences. You have standards, Caleb. What are principles if you completely neglect them?”
But, Father, justification has been slowly gaining ground on my principles, and I fear that they have finally been overtaken. I can fight it no longer, Father. Ready your holy water and excommunication paperwork.
I appreciate and enjoy the music of… Kelly Clarkson.