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Signs of Spiritual Illness

What are the symptoms of spiritual illness? How can you know if your religious and life activities are squeezing out your spiritual vitality? Here are some symptoms you may find in your own life. Shortness of breaththis indicates you are able to spend only a minute or two in prayer at a time; wandering thoughts and a short-lived attention span are key characteristics. Spiritual obesity this symptom occurs when you spend too much time in religious activity at the church so that you have no time to minister to those Jesus has called you to serve.Other symptoms include knowing more names of church friends than those without Christ or spending more time at potluck dinners at church than at neighborhood block parties to meet your neighbors. High blood pressurethis is a result of trying to maintain a schedule so full of activities that you simply can’t find the time to seek out quiet places to build your relationship with God. Clogged arteriesthese occur when you have eaten from the…