There was a little girl, who’s father was a pastor.
One day, she came to her father and said, “Daddy, can a person go their whole life without sinning?”
The father answered, “No, honey, I’m sorry, but that’s just not possible.”
“What about a year, daddy?  Can a person go a whole year without sinning?” She continued.
“No, I don’t think that’s possible either.”
“What about a day, can a person go a day without sinning once?”
“It’s very unlikely, no, I don’t think they can.”
“What about one moment, daddy, can a person go one moment without sinning?”
“Yes, that is possible.”
“Then daddy, I want to live my life, moment by moment.”
Isn’t that how we should live our lives.  Not looking ahead to our whole lives, or distant plans.  But live moment by moment, as if this moment where your last one before you reach eternity.
— Author Unknown

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  1. A good thought, for surely we CAN only live moment by moment.
    The problem however, with the analogy is that by the second “moment” we would be patting ourselves on the back for living one moment without sin and fall into the sin of pride.

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