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Tuesday, October 18, 2022

trying too hard

“For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.” (Luke 14:11)

O Lord, give me the courage and the strength and the grace to:
Let go of the ways I try to feel significant or important
Stop doing things that are just a veiled attempt at climbing or jockeying
Stop trying to manipulate reactions, responses, or compliments out of people
Stop trying to make people think that I’m better than I am
Stop trying to win people’s attention or affection
Resist the desire to impress
Stop taking up all the space
Leave room for you

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