Some time ago, one of the toilets my home would not flush. We discovered that the chain would not stay attached to the flapper because it had eroded over time causing the hook to slip off. This was the effect of years of water wearing away and destroying the steel, so repair was necessary.
Interestingly enough, the Lord used this event to share with me a good life lesson. Our hearts and minds should be influenced by the Holy Ghost. However, over time we can allow our hearts and minds to erode and slip off the mind of God wherein we are not properly flushing them of the unclean influences that can come into our lives. The cares of life, as well as our desires and