Right vs. Easy

Honestly, how true is this quote?  Earlier this evening, I set off on a venture to organize and simplify my life before I head back to school in two weeks - but alas, I was sidetracked when I decided to read through my journal.  I enjoy doing this every once in a while just to be reminded of the things God has done and is doing in my life, which is always good fun!  In reading, I came across an entry this summer in which I wrote the phrase "just because it's easy doesn't mean it's right".  Here's what I think: it's not always extremely clear, by there is a difference between the thing that is right and the thing that is easy; and sure, sometimes what is right IS easy.  Sometimes.  Most of the time, however, it's not.  In fact, what is right is often difficult.  I am reminded now of the song lyric, "Sometimes the hardest thing and the right thing are the same" (The Fray, All At Once).  

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