The unfolding of your words gives light.
It’s been said that if you live with a lame man, before long you will walk with a limp. Clubs, clans, and cliques prove that people become like those they hang out with.
The same is true with what you listen to and watch. If you’re a news junkie, there’s a good chance you are perpetually anxious and angry. If you’re feeding at the trough of trash, you’ll begin to smell like it.
On the other hand, make your Bible your best friend, and it will be transformative.
The longest chapter in the Bible is Psalm 119. It tells you that if you spend time in the Word: you will begin to walk in his ways (v. 3), turn your eyes away from worthless things (v. 37), gain knowledge and good judgment (v. 66), rejoice in his promises (v. 162), and experience peace (v. 165).
Work at the perfume counter, and you’ll smell like perfume.
Work in the fish market, and you’ll smell like fish.