Maturity is marked by the ability to defer gratification. To give up the immediate sweetness and build a firm foundation for discovery of truth or intimacy.
How many times we fail to aim high, get the big picture, keep our distance and leave ourselves a way out.
Pray to weigh priorities.
Read scripture to gain perspective.
Meditate on the wealth already gained.
Warriors of Light sleep under careful watch. Only then do they let down their guard.