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Resenting what others have is wrong. We are to rejoice with those who rejoice…
Resentment means a feeling of displeasure and indignation from a sense of being injured or offended. In our country, people have been taught to resent what others have. There are those who believe they are the ones who get to determine who has too much or too little. It’s a sad day in the greatest country ever, when we think we can resent what somebody has and think we can take it from them or tax them (another way of taking) to give it to someone else. It’s one thing for those people to be generous and give of what they have, and it’s another for someone else to take it, or worse, try to make people feel guilty for their success. How sad! We, as a nation, have fallen far if we think this is right. The farther we get from God, the more we covet what others have. The thought that I could resent what others have or resent their success is sad. The remedy for this is to be thankful for what we do have. If you are a thankful person, I don’t believe you would resent what others have or don’t have.
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Published on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 @ 12:53 PM CDT
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