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"There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death." Proverbs 14:12 "The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it?" -Jeremiah 17:9

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while it’s tough to have compassion for someone who’s hurting us in the moment of rejection, it is possible to have compassion for their obvious hurt. Hurt people hurt people. Dig beneath the surface of a mean girl and you’ll find a girl riddled with insecurities and possibly even self-hatred.

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This proverb is the African version of the English proverb: "only the wearer knows where the shoe pinches". Meaning, it is the one experiencing the pain or pleasure who best knows what they are feeling. The only way we can understand fully what they are feeling is to "step into their shoes" i.e. to see things from the person`s viewpoint. By this I mean to empathize with the person. You see, empathy is different from sympathy. When you sympathize you only understand the person. But when you…

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yes! thank you! you can't say "well...i mean, i only hurt you, but you shouldn't endure that much pain"

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I have someone very dear to me that I have found the gold and it's amazing, now if they could just find a way to their own gold

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There are many variations of this proverb. Other versions say, 'until lions have their own story tellers, hunters will always be the hero in their story'; and 'until the lion learns to speak, the tales of hunt will always favor the hunter'. But they mean the same thing in essence. It is not that hunters kill lions in Africa. No, they don't! The background here is that often when hunters return from hunting, they would tell great stories to emphasize their achievements and hunting skills…

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Aint that the truth!

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{This profile is protected by the Shield of God} ~ Proverbs 30:5 Every word of God is pure; He is a shield to those who put their trust in Him.

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