When someone uses bullying or violence to get what he wants, he tells the world that he’s incapable of getting it some other way. However, hurting someone in order to get what you want is cruelty. The desire to hurt others is evil.
It takes the heart, the conscience, to keep people away from doing violence. Mental arguments against it aren’t very convincing. As long as violence remains in human hearts, it will continue to manifest in violent actions.
It takes no thought to be violent, but restraint requires thoughtful self-control. Road rage demonstrates that humans have a strong tendency toward violence.
The alternative to what’s fake isn’t hateful mocking. It’s full disclosure, genuine humility, and speaking the truth in love.
It’s much better to see yourself as an adventurer who overcomes obstacles, than as a victim who is mistreated by others. People who see themselves as victims, aren’t very good at loving their enemies. People with great hope, are.
Life is more than economics, health, and self-protection. Uncertainty can awaken us to the reality of the risen Jesus. As your complacency is being disrupted, don’t miss this opportunity to get close to Him. When complacency collapses, it’s better to consistently call on Christ, than to worry and/or panic