Have you ever had to investigate a suspicious household smell? Maybe someone forgets to take out the trash or a little food gets trapped in the kitchen sink. Or maybe a child’s laundry doesn’t quite make it into the hamper and ends up under a bed or thrown into a corner of the closet.
One thing about this kind of odor—it can’t be ignored. Or covered.
Now, you may think you know where I’m going with this. “She’s going to relate this to sin. Stuff about odor always comes back to sin.”
Nope. Not this time (although there is an excellent life-lesson there…).
Let’s take a different path.