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Streaming Video Games as a Business and the Time God Punished Me for Masturbation

Here's a setup for streaming video games.
Not my stream setup, although similar in many ways.
I was probably 16 when I devoted a lot of time and effort (wasted would be a better term) to Christianity. There were numerous problems with that, however, and one of them stemmed from my problem with self-pleasure. Yep, I constantly choked my chicken, and being religious didn't exactly match up with my love for cleaning the one-eyed snake monster south of Los Pantalones.

Running a Business out of Streaming Video Games

So, if you're trying to run a business out of streaming video games, it's not easy. It takes your time, your energy, and sometimes your social life. I know plenty of people who spend 70 hours a week trying to maintain their business, and they see shaky results. Content creation's biggest challenges are to bring people in, retain viewership, and then get them to click that sub button—and keep it.

One of the biggest ways that I practice influence in the digital age is by constantly keeping up on social media and automating processes through apps. IFTTT is a wonderful way to automate content. The idea is you post once and the applets eventually fire, spreading your post to whatever other social media accounts you might have running at the time. I've got several just for Blogger, and they're all connected to my social accounts too. That way when I start streaming, people are notified easier and my setup is less complicated.

Back To Jesus...

Back then, I believed in the power of prayer as everyone else in my church did, too. So, one day, after having such a mental conflict with becoming Spider-Man via interactions with Rosy Palmer and her five single friends, I decided to sincerely dedicate time to prayer.

I had the Bible in front of me. I closed my eyes, and sought the one true path of communication to the higher powers at work. I prayed to God and said—

"Dear Lord. I seek you. I seek the truth. Please bestow upon me the knowledge I desire. I no longer want to sin with my addiction to self-pleasure, so please give me the knowledge I want through your holy scripture. Amen."
I opened the Bible to a random page and pointed directly at the beginning of Matthew 5:30, which states—
"And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away."
True story. Despite the evidence, I wasn't a Christian for very long.

If streaming video games affects your health negatively, please be responsible and take a break. You're worth it. Feel free to check out when I stream with my schedule page. Happy gaming.

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