Blessing

We are called to bless those that curse us. No doubt there are many that curse me. Being the people pleaser I am, I never thought I would be in the place in which I would have to make decisions that would make others hate me.

I know that I need to do the things I need to do… but they are hard. I also know if it wasn’t hard, I wouldn’t be the right person. Father, I pray that you would go before me. Fill me with your wisdom and discernment. Bless those that curse me. Yet at the same time, fill me with your peace.

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Self righteousness

#SheReadsTruth

The author of today’s reading shares this, There is so much irony in self-righteousness because it is exactly the self-righteous who don’t think they have a problem. That’s why it can be a toxic sin, one that creeps into our lives without our awareness. Today, I find it most apparent in my marriage. When I’m having a bad day, God forbid my husband sneeze too loudly, miss a button on his shirt, or accidentally leave the stove on. I’m quick to point out or dwell on his minor flaws while ignoring the far bigger issue: my critical spirit.” (Claire Gibson) #shereadstruth #hospitality

I am also guilty of this. Forgive me father.