To live is to love & to love is to live … my life is a reflection of my love, and my love is shaped by my life.
Anyone who rebukes a mocker will get an insult in return.
Anyone who corrects the wicked will get hurt.
So don’t bother correcting mockers;
they will only hate you.
But correct the wise,
and they will love you.
Proverbs 09:7-8 New Living Translation
This is one basic lesson I have had to learn the hard way. It’s normal and natural for you to want to correct someone who is incorrect. It gives you a since of personal pride, look I know something that you do not. I use to be so bad that I basically lost some valuable relationships because I was trying to help too much and did not grasp how, or just was so in the forest that it was hard to see what was going on in the valley next door where my friend really was. [Read more…]