Beware of Pride, My Friend

This… I can relate with! Joel puts pride in perspective… hoping this reblog doesn’t make him a victim of his own post.

You don’t want to overlook these words of wisdom.

5 Pt. Salt

Almost always when we start to feel a little too good about ourselves, something or someone comes along to bring us down a notch. This inspirational piece is that something which puts us back in our place:

If you can start the day without a cigarette,
If you can start the day without caffeine,
If you can get going without pills,
If you can always be cheerful, ignoring aches, and pains,
If you can resist complaining and boring people with your troubles,
If you can eat the same food everyday and be grateful for it,
If you can understand when your loved ones are too busy to give you any time,
If you can overlook it when those you love take it out on you when, through no fault of yours, something goes wrong,
If you can ignore a friend’s limited education and never correct them,
If you can resist…

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Seeking the rest that is only promised and found in Christ Jesus, along with my treasured wife of more than twenty-five years, we seek to grow in our relationship with our Heavenly Father, walk with the Holy Spirit as He moves our hearts, loving others always as Jesus loves us, and carry the news of His glory, the wonderful gospel, that gives light and life where there once was only darkness.
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5 Responses to Beware of Pride, My Friend

  1. granbee says:

    To be as good as my dog is an aspiration I have had for quite some time! Wonderful reblog–thank you!

  2. Pride is the basis for all sin. Lucifer sinned when he tried to exalt himself above God. Eve sinned when told she would become as God.
    We retaliate with anger because our pride is hurt. We lie because our pride doesn’t want the truth known. We gossip because we feel it makes us sound better than the other. Pride was the first sin and the basis for all others.
    No wonder God speaks strongly against pride.

  3. Eric Alagan says:

    Pride is a ladder that most climb…ignoring that sooner or later, they have to come down. I have climbed many ladders in my life…now my collection of ladders is small and most are shorter – but I still have much to do, to clear out my storeroom of pride.

  4. writinggomer says:

    Loved this one! Thanks for sharing.

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