Bridging the Gap: The Space Between Belief and Behavior
One of the most evident realities in our society today is the concept of hypocrisy, or as it is often stated, “People don’t practice what they preach.” Every day the news media is filled with story after story of individuals or groups who profess one standard of beliefs and yet behave in direct opposition to that belief. The gap between what we believe and how we behave seems to continually widen. Though none of us would like to admit that we are guilty of that failure, the truth is, we are. It might be wise to take some time to think about how our own behavior sometimes does not match what we say we believe. Let’s examine that gap.