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Now, you may not crave a ring, and I certainly hope you don’t struggle with a split personality like poor Smeagol. In fact, if you know this story you know that Smeagol’s victory over his alter ego Gollum, is short lived and he cannot maintain the victory over his evil desires. But that struggle we just saw is a vivid reminder that we all have cravings and desires that must be controlled. And that’s why James wants us to begin by admitting the reality of our inner cravings or desires. We all have wants that battle for our priority.

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