By: G.J. Fortier

“Therefore, be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.” Ephesians 5:1-2 (NIV)

 Yes, I do. I forget all the time. I call myself a Christian—that is, a follower of Jesus Christ—and yet, I forget.

How can I? Easy.

Here are some of the ways:

I get angry. Angry at my family, at my friends, my coworkers, my church, my brothers and sisters. I get angry in traffic, at the grocery store, when I’m shopping online, at my computer, at my job. Let’s face it … I am just an angry person.

“My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to become angry, because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.” James 1:19-20 (NIV)

Oh, and I’m obnoxious. Yup … I’m obnoxious to my family, to my friends, to my co-workers, to my church, to my