It Can Kill

It is everywhere, yet not too many people talk about it.

It drives the way people live, how they act, what they are willing to do, who they will talk to, what they will say.

It can be paralyzing, it can lead to depression, to anger, to revenge.

It can keep people from doing what they were born to do, born to be.

It ruins relationships, can ruin lives of everyone around you, yet you will never blame it.

It can keep happiness and contentment out of your lives, but it surely can’t be your fault.

It can help you to justify just about anything you do, regardless of whether it is right or wrong

It will place the blame squarely on anyone or anything that crosses your path and does you wrong.

It will keep you from being happy, joyous and free in all that you do. It is like a dark cloud hanging over you, and only you.

It, in my opinion and in my experience, can be the deadliest of any of the sins.

But it covers itself up with the rest of them, it is sneaky that way.

It will keep you from asking for help, because no one else really understands you any way

It will keep you from seeking God, or whatever Higher Power you seek for the same reason

What is it?

One word I have seen used is despondence, but I choose to call it SELF-PITY, and it will kill me if I let it.

Today, I choose not to let it

Peace to all, including me

About joatmon14

Man in recovery from everything, looking for a little help, inspiration and direction.... Have spent the last 25 years working in big business, getting lost in all the chaos, not feeling like what I did mattered. By no means am I a professional writer nor do I even think I am that good, but it is something I love to do. Getting lost in a world of words, even for just a little while is why I started my blogs. In reality, at the age of 49 I am trying to find my voice. To find my passion. Maybe starting a little late, but better late than never. I write for me, I enjoy reading other's thoughts very much as well and look forward to the day that I can hold an extended, intelligent, meaningful conversation with YOU View all posts by joatmon14

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  • Allison at

    So very well said. Peace to you, my friend.

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