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Gimme and Gimme More

Do you know what a leech is?  In the day, they would use this blood-sucking little worm-like creature to "pull-out" infection and treat diseases.  We don't use them very often any longer, but they still have their purposes in some cultures.  In the simplest terms, a leech is something or someone who "clings" to another for the personal gain which will come from the attachment!  In the blood-letting process of the past, the leech took the blood, but really "gave" very little in return.  I suppose you might think they "gave" back the health to the one who used them, but really - they just TOOK. A leech has twin daughters  named "Gimme" and "Gimme more."  (Proverbs 30:15 The Message) The problem with leeches is they are never satisfied!  They want more.  The littlest taste of blood drives them on to get even more!  The fact is, the beginning of the process of "attachment" is really the initiation of a series of