IAMFORGIVEN

Look what I got!

Two men had just walked through the gates of heaven to see a sign that said: “GET YOUR TREASURES HERE”.  They both jumped in line to see what they would receive. The first man walks up to the desk and the clerk asks, “What was your name on earth?”   He replied “Modest Jones”.   The Clerk…

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Talking your SELF up.

We live in a society of people who are extremely confident in themselves. We look to idolize talent and elevate humans as somebody to be like. And that causes people to want to strive to be in the spotlight and get that recognition. When I first moved to LA, I notice a commonality in the…

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I am to blame, not you!

Pride can come in many different ways, but no matter how you look at it, it is still stemmed in selfishness.  I look back a long time ago when I was together with my ex-girlfriend and I knew that it was time that the relationship was coming to an end.  We just were not a…

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Are You Teachable?

A few years ago I was meeting with my mentor and having a conversation about how some of the choices I was making were leading me down a path of destruction.  He started to point things out to me about how they were bad, and I shouldn’t be doing them. My immediate reaction was to…

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I Am NOT Prideful!

I am not prideful!!  How dare you say something like that!? Pride can make a person do some very interesting things.  I know there have been times in my life where I wouldn’t do something just because somebody expected me to do it.  No matter what that person would say, I wasn’t going to listen…

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Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought.

“What do you mean,  It’s not about me?  I am really good at what I do!!!  And God gave me these talents!!!” “Yeah But you totally missed the point… God didn’t give you those talents so that you can build yourself up and look good in the eyes of others.  He gave you those talents…

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Look at Me!

So many times we want to put our self on a pedestal and be noticed by our peers so we can feel good about ourselves.  We try to wheeze our way into the spotlight just so that we can get some credit for what is going on.  We want to be seen as an important…

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I am the Greatest

I don’t know about you but I really struggle with pride…  I look at my life and see how much God has blessed me with and for some reason think I had something to do with it all.  In reality, I had NOTHING to do with anything that I have.  It is a gift from…

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