Joshua wanted to turn an army of complainers into an army that could conquer the Promised Land. So God gave him this formula for success: ‘Study this Book of Instruction continually.
‘Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I will say, rejoice! Change your attitude.’ Cherry took her advice. When she stopped whining about her life, people noticed. She got a promotion, and with her new job status she was more marketable.
You’ll find that the more likeable you are, the more likely you are to like other people and be liked by them. So here are five ways to make friends:
Strife wreaks havoc in relationships. It often stems from an inflated ego and leads to comparing, competing, and condemning. James points that out: ‘Where… strife is, there is… every evil work.’
One of the great keys to success in life is having the right approach. But to improve your approach you need to assess where you are starting from. This may take some time. And depending on how self-aware you are, it may even be difficult.
Though a righteous man falls seven times, he rises again.’ (Proverbs 24:16 NIV) Becoming spiritually mature is a lifelong process.