Spreading Germs with Soap

Don’t stop washing your hands, but a quick Google search revealed that it is in fact possible to spread germs with soap.

What irony.

Here we have something that generally creates cleanliness secretly carry harmful bacteria.

It appears that no matter how pure and innocent you are, you’re still able to cause harm…many times without even knowing it.  A white lie here, a rumor there.  It all seems harmless, especially under the guise of “good intentions.”  But many times those comments, those situations, those lies can cut deep.

Bishop Reuben Job wrote a terrific, small book called “3 Simple Rules.”  The first rule is Do No Harm.  Today, don’t just stay out of trouble.  Be aware that even soap can hurt.

I appeal to you therefore, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.  Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what is the will of God—what is good and acceptable and perfect.

*The Holy Bible: New Revised Standard Version. 1989 (Ro 12:1–2). Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers.

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