Instead of succumbing to their allure, we can use them as food for thought.
How often are our actions, our thoughts, our desires, OTT?
What do we use as a yardstick against which to measure ourselves?
When are OTT actions and thoughts appropriate or necessary?
Is extravagance ever warranted, except perhaps in an emergency?
Do OTT words and actions motivate us to re-evaluate our lives, our purpose?
Let us pause today and consider the yardsticks we use to measure our daily lives.