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Day 15: Something You Should Stop Caressing

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From clker.com

John 5:5-7 (KJV) And a certain man … had an infirmity thirty and eight years. When Jesus … knew that he had been now a long time in that case, he saith unto him, Wilt thou be made whole? The impotent man answered him, Sir, I have no man, …

If you have ever found a good enough reason to opt out of life, and remain miserable over whatever circumstance you are going through, then you’ve rollicked with self- pity!

… Self-pity never seeks solutions, but only pity. It does this by celebrating her misfortunes and nurturing attention for suffering.

Self-pity is a very destructive attitude as it would rather remain impotent for life than be made whole. All to ‘justify’ the depth of its suffering!

And mark you, self pity never seeks solutions, but only pity. It does this by celebrating her misfortunes and nurturing attention for suffering.

Now, imagine how the devil can use this weapon to tie down a destiny and waste a precious life away … Read more

About Funmi Adebayo

Funmi is a Content Creator and Digital Marketer. She helps Professionals and Startups enhance their online visibility, thereby improving their lead generation and conversion rates. When she's not working, she's busy listening to classical music whilst reading or writing another blog post, poem or devotional.
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