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Wednesday, 31 July 2019

Choose your battles wisely


In everything in life we need wisdom. To handle issues we need wisdom. And wisdom comes from God.



Wisdom simply means when to talk and when to hold your lips... When to act and when to hold your peace.

The bible says if a fool can control his lips he'll be counted among wise men.
Following impulse at the moment is very dangerous.

There's a lot one can learn from children. When a child is among fellow kids that bully them, they act very vulnerably but not at the presence of their parents. Once their parents come on the scene, they become lords because they know that those bullies won't do them anything at the presence of their parents.

I like seeing wild life documentaries.
I discovered  one of the strategies the lion uses....Though he is the king of the forest... There are times he has to run for his life. They're times he has to wait for the right time, they're times he's got to act swiftly.

Here's a very big buffalo... The lion goes at it.... The buffalo in turn charges following hard at the lion... The Lion runs away...

The buffalo thinks he is a hero.... He's got guts to pursue a lion... He's proud...
While he turns to leave, the lion follows hard at it having a target in mind.....
The buffalo only charges to the lion without target and wisdom.... The lion again runs away...

This continues until the lion gets it. He remains the king of the forest not only because of strength and mastery but because of wisdom.

Another one was when a lion left it's territory to drink water in a swamp full of crocodiles...

While drinking water, the crocodiles were underneath... Timing him...
As he drinks and forgets himself... May be thinking "after all I am a king. Who can challenge me?"

While drinking, the crocodiles got him on his neck... dragged him further into the swamp... His strength failed him 'cos this was not his ground.... He is a king in the forest not in the swamp... Remember He has no balance in water.....

That was how the lion lost his life.... And they enjoyed a very delicious meal...

They're fights you avoid, they're fights you stand your grounds. They're some battles you may actually win but it may cause you your whole family. At the end of  the fight, the people you're fighting for have all gone and you're left alone.
What you tried to protect gets lost.....

Before taking any action, first consider the cost, the outcome, what you're going to lose and what you are going to gain before embarking on any serious fight. Remember its not whether you're right we are talking about  but rather whether what you are fighting for is worth fighting for.

I don't know if this is true story or not but pay attention to the lesson. Last week, I saw a video where  a pregnant lady was run over by her husband's side chick. The pregnant lady hired her friend to beat up her husband's side chick.

Both of them beat this lady in her car and left to go. They thought they had taught  her a lesson not knowing she  was a devil.

Out of  anger she locked  her door after the beatings and zoomed off with full speed and ran over the pregnant woman.

Firstly, she wasn't wise to have fought with that pregnancy. If she had avoided that fight, she wouldn't have lost both her life and the baby. She acted too much on her impulse.

This white guys can be damn crazy menh...

If it were in Nigeria, the woman won't have  had the nerves to even step outside not to talk of running over her. Cos she would have been filled with shame...🤦‍♂

Be it as it may, the pregnant woman lost her life for lack of wisdom.
The bible says wisdom is the principal thing. Choose your battles wisely.

Have a nice day!

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