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In order to grow and be truly successful, we all need to learn to take full responsibility for our thoughts, feelings, words, and actions.
The blame game:
Blaming others will not help you — it will only hurt you, leave you stuck in life. It won’t allow you to move forward. Complaining all the time will do the same, along with causing you to be miserable. Complaining never resolved anything. This is all some people do — see only the bad and never the good. If you are a complainer, it will hinder your growth in every area of your life.
The Bible teaches us to study to be quiet (1 Thessalonians 4:11). Don’t worry so much about what others do. Concentrate on what you are supposed to be doing.
Accepting personal responsibility means taking ownership of your own behavior and the consequences of that behavior. Until we all learn to accept responsibility for our actions and failures, it will be very difficult for us to develop self-respect or even to have the respect of others. We all make mistakes and poor choices. The same goes for when we fail to act when we know we should. There are times when we look the other way when we know the right thing to do is to take helpful action.
So, we all must let go of things that have happened to us in the past and not use them as an excuse for bad behavior. God is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us (Ephesians 3:20).
Just a thought,
Published on Monday, August 26, 2019 @ 8:11 AM CDT
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