We see things – and people – as we are, not as they are. If you are a person who sees all people as being the things they have done, just remember that one of the things you have done is to judge all other people as sinners unworthy of your authentic love. Stop it, now, or, in the words of Jesus, something worse may happen to you. As if there were something worse than only having the friends you think are good enough for you, and not the ones who actually are.
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Hard-core victims hold on to their stories like old rock stars hold onto their hairdressers. If they change, they know people won’t recognise them any more. A victim identity doesn’t care that it makes the person who has it appear to be a sad, morose human being, trapped in the past. The victim willingly accepts the fame being a victim brings them in exchange for their dignity – but fifteen minutes of this kind of fame will never, ever be enough.
When we pray “Father God, give us this day” what we really say is “I relinquish control – I accept all that comes to me, knowing, above all, you are God, and you are good