I am constantly aware of lessons I'd like to share with the youth of my church. I was given a solid foundation when I was a youth... one that I still lean upon and build upon today, and one that stood firm even through the storm of my own rebellion.
One of the things I'd like to tell them... heck, tell myself and every adult whom I love...
Our minds, eyes, ears are so easily swayed by this world. Be careful! We must fight to fill ourselves CONSTANTLY with things of God, or else the culture with erode us to nothing. Don't get me wrong -- step into my home and you will see televisions, magazines, catalogs. But I pray that we learn to leverage iPads, books, and other media for a spiritual ADVANTAGE rather than disadvantage.
As my three year old sings, "Oh be careful little eyes what you see..."