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Hit bottom yet?

7-10 So let God work his will in you. Yell a loud no to the Devil and watch him scamper. Say a quiet yes to God and he'll be there in no time. Quit dabbling in sin. Purify your inner life. Quit playing the field. Hit bottom, and cry your eyes out. The fun and games are over. Get serious, really serious. Get down on your knees before the Master; it's the only way you'll get on your feet. (James 4:7-10 The Message) The book of James may be a short five chapters, but it is crammed full of some pretty awesome life principles that we really need to wrap our minds and hearts around.  The fourth chapter begins with the question:  "So where do you think all these wars and quarrels come from?"  The thing James wants to show us is that they don't "just happen".  I remember the first time that I saw that bumper sticker that loudly proclaimed "STUFF happens" (only it is the other "s" word that was displayed there!).  I just shook my head an