A man without self-control
is like a city broken into and left without walls. – Prov. 25.28
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control... – Galatians 5.22-23
“The Marshmallow Test” was first administered back in the 1960s and is still being used today. I found these videos both very funny and very fascinating. Of course the spiritual applications are almost self-explanatory.
“What can a marshmallow tell you about your kids?” is the lead line for this news story about the Marshmallow Test…
The Marshmallow Test even found it’s way into a TED presentation (btw I’m a fan of TED…which is not meant to be an endorsement of everything you would hear in a TED presentation; use discernment). In this video, Joachim de Posada says, “The most important factor for success: the ability to delay gratification”: