Day 20: The Exciting Topic of Boredom
It’s Day 20 (the halfway point) of Overcome Porn: The 40 Day Challenge, and today we are talking about the exciting topic of boredom.
After having spoken to a lot of people about their porn habits, both men and women tell us one of the biggest catalysts for sin is boredom. In the idleness of itching for entertainment and novelty, porn is an easy fix.
Often, before we can defeat pornography, we need to defeat the notion fed to us by our leisure culture that the cure for boredom is mindless amusement. We need to replace our boredom with productivity, creativity, and service.
Read “When Boredom Leads to Porn,” by Rick James. As you read, think about the occasions where inactivity, passivity, and laziness were catalysts for temptation.
Remember: After reading the article, take some time to write down the most memorable take-aways in your 40 Day Challenge Journal. Make sure to fill out your self-assessment charts for the day as well.