The devil is this close to us look closely, it’s a temporary facade constructed next to their house where is all this stuff stored, and how much more can be added to make it even scarier? The devil is so close to us. He surrounds us with stuff. So much stuff we fuss over it, and make it hard on ourselves to let go of it. But if we had only a short time left to love, we wouldn’t spend it loving our stuff. Would we? Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.