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In our HELP! SITUATION SPOTLIGHT™ series, we shine the light on challenges that community members have shared with me. This episode is, “I am addicted to self pity!”
Addiction is an awful state to be in (no matter whether it is caused by choices, brain chemistry, traumatic events, or any other catalyst). The perception of being unable to control yourself is frightening and destructive. Whether it is food, finance, romance, substances, or any other issue it is a scary place to be to struggle for control of yourself. Some advise you to ceed control to others (people and/ or entities), others advise you to take control (“get yourself together!”). We explore questions and share perspectives and potential solutions on this show so I encourage you to do so for yourself. What is the best way for someone to handle an addiction to their own thoughts of self-pity?
pit·y - “a strong feeling of sadness or sympathy for someone or something” (Merriam-Webster)
self–pity - “a feeling of pity for yourself because you believe you have suffered more than is fair or reasonable” (Merriam-Webster)
What is fair or reasonable for a person to suffer? Why should you not be burdened by pain? Why should you visit your pain on other people (which now causes more pain for them)? Let’s delve into this murky mess of self-pity addicts.
WHY I WON'T HAVE PITY ON YOU...
...After 7 years within the industry I realized that I was only causing a problem by giving my clients pity.
I now understand, that if you don't put in the TIME, MONEY AND ENGERY...
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It has less to do with the soreness and pain than you realize!
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...THAT MAKES FITNESS SUCK...
...WHY I WON'T PITY YOU!
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In walking through the 7 Steps to Freedom From Oppression, self pity is something that the Devil will constantly try to draw you into. So many times we have seen it sabotage the most courageous and persistent. What is self pity? How do you recognize the 'symptoms'. Is it demonic? What are the effects of it on you? Today we want to expose this danger for what it really is.
To access the study notes on self-pity used in today's program go to:
We've all felt sorry for ourselves from time to time. Many people in the Bible did also, so this is not some abnormal experience. The most successful of people have times of self pity. Why is feeling sorry for yourself so dangerous spiritually? Have you checked up on yourself to see how often you do this? Self pity makes the soul sick. And may lead to suicide. People oppressed with depression for years get this habit and don't even realize it. Working on the book, "7 Steps to Freedom" with Pat Buckley, he emphasizes over and over the danger of self pity. I felt the need to address this spiritual problem directly. If you don't ever feel sorry for yourself, listen and learn to help someone else.
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Happy Monday Everyone. We're talking about the many invites you may have received to someone's pity party. Be cautious when joining the party. Better yet, crash the sucker with truth and love. Join me today as I chat about this often talked about topic. Call in with your story 347-945-5713.
Have you ever felt sorry for yourself? I am sure you have at one time or another. This is a show to help you overcome that old self-pity trick of the inner woman/ man. We will diiscuss God's ways to help you get out of long term self - pity. We will look at the people in the Old Testament and New Testament to determine ways that God help them to get out of their sicknesses of self - pity and to anaylize some of God's strategies to help us get out of self-pity in relation to people of the bible. Moreover, we will see how they reached their potential development to be just what God wanted them to be. Finally, we will see God's strategy to help you reach your dreams and your goals in order for you to be joyful and happy.
On this week’s edition of Scottscope Talk Radio, the roundtable reviews Sin City: A Dame to Kill For! Is it in the same class as the original? Why were two original stories written for the film? Why didn’t the filmmakers simply adapt another of Frank Miller’s classic Sin City stories? Is the final product worthy of its impressive ensemble cast? Are audiences still interested? Did Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller wait too long to make the sequel? Should they simply have moved on to other projects and allowed the original film to stand alone? Does the original even still hold up? Has it been surpassed by other graphic novel adaptations over the past nine years? Can the Sin City films be considered shallow exercises in style? Can they also be considered childish and misogynistic?
Tonight we're discussing Motivation and how a positive attitude impacts your life. We all have a choice. We can choose an inner dialogue of self-encouragement and self-motivation, or we can choose one of self-defeat and self-pity. It’s a power we all have. Each of us encounters hard times, hurt feelings, heartache, and physical and emotional pain. The key is to realize it’s not what happens to you that matters; it’s how you choose to respond. Habitual bad attitudes are often the product of past experiences and events. Common causes include low self-esteem, stress, fear, resentment, anger and an inability to handle change. It takes serious work to examine the roots of a harmful attitude, but the rewards of ridding ourselves of this heavy baggage can last a lifetime. 818-495-6975
What if we told you that Monsters are very real - and they are among us? They have overrun the streets of the Ghettos and slums. Their reach extends to the gated communities of your suburban neighborhoods. They infest the schools attended by your children. Even at this very moment a Monster may be lurking in your own home. Monsters are vicious and cruel! Monsters are destructive and horrifyingly evil! Monsters are heartless and have an utter contempt for all life! Monsters do not show pity to old or young. Monsters do not fear the laws of God or Man. Monsters live by no code and respect no authority. Monsters cannot feel guilt or shame, nor can they feel sympathy or empathy. Monsters exist only to feed their own ungodly lust with no care for consequences. They attack on a whim. They harm others because they can. And they kill for fun! To see the faces of these Monsters, one need only tune in to your local news. From Gang violence to school shootings, rapes, robberies, murders and random acts of unprovoked violence – the generation of today’s youth have been transformed to the stuff of nightmares. The Holy Bible tells us that in the last days unclean women would give birth to Monsters! But how did this happen? When did it begin? And what enemy is to blame? Join us today for another installment of “From Darkness to Light” as we use the Word of the Holy Bible to expose the evil that has corrupted a generation, giving rise to our greatest fears.
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12 Are You not from everlasting, O LORD my God, my Holy One? We shall not die. O LORD, You have appointed them for judgment; O Rock, You have marked them for correction. 13 You are of purer eyes than to behold evil, And cannot look on wickedness. Why do You look on those who deal treacherously, And hold Your tongue when the wicked devours A person more righteous than he?
14 Why do You make men like fish of the sea, Like creeping things that have no ruler over them?
15 They take up all of them with a hook, They catch them in their net, And gather them in their dragnet. Therefore they rejoice and are glad. 16 Therefore they sacrifice to their net, And burn incense to their dragnet; Because by them their share is sumptuous And their food plentiful. 17 Shall they therefore empty their net, And continue to slay nations without pity?
It is very easy to look no further than one's own condition, to determine whether they are benefiting or suffering in a situation.
If someone received new employment, or a promotion, then God has blessed them and they should be happy. If they achieve a milestone in education or personal development, or become financially independent, then they are blessed and, again, should be happy to have "arrived" in such a place...
Well...maybe and maybe not...
An objective understanding of Romans 8:28 would indicate that the good, for which all things work together, is not man's, but God's...and God is not beyond using tragedy, or success, among men, to bring about what is good in His sight.
Also, Paul wrote that he had learned to be content in all circumstances, and that his remaining on the planet, rather than departing to be with the Lord, meant fruitful labor for him.
Whether the situation is good or otherwise, for you, God has not put you there either to celebrate or host a pity party. You are there to accomplish something that glorifies the Most High...and the sooner you recognize it, the sooner you might go to be with Him, which is far better.
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