Friday, December 13, 2013

December 13 v 18 POWER IN THE PROVERB

Poverty and shame will come to him who disdains correction,
But he who regards a rebuke will be honored.

STEP 10 :  Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it.
 Disdain - the feeling that someone or something is unworthy of one's consideration or respect; 
Rebuke - an expression of sharp disapproval or criticism.
 I posted the definition of these two specific words so I could be sure I understood whats trying to be said in the Proverb. Poverty and shame, well we can be poor in other ways not just finicial and I am sure we all know what shame is and how it makes us feel. The Proverb is telling us if we think we are too good for someone elses opinion or correction then we are still hard headed  and not ready for Step 10. Step Ten should come easy for us, we got some good clean time, we have gotten most of the skeletons out of the closet, mended our relationshops and when our sponsor yells and rebukes us we dont hang up on them anymore. We realize rebukes are not for tearing us down, but to help us see our mistakes so we can make change in our lives, if we can do that then pride is defeated opening the door for honor peace and recovery.

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