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Negativity is the way to ruin. If you’re negative all the time you will miss all the joys of this world and of your life. Waking up negative makes you a hard person to be around. If you’re always upset about things in your life, how will you ever find any joy in your life? If you are always negative you will unintentionally bring people down. There is so much to enjoy in life so why stay negative? Remember because it rains doesn’t mean it will rain forever. With the rain comes a rainbow. The sun is always behind the clouds. Quit hiding behind your pain and show your smile. If you let negativity control you, then you can even cause yourself more health problems. Worry can cause ulcers, headaches stomach aches and even worse. You can end up bed ridden or even in the hospital as a result of stress and negativity.
If someone around you is negative you can remind them that life is too short to be unhappy. Remind them of what God has done for them and what He can do for them in their life, that all they have to do is have faith as small as a mustard seed and they can have the peace instead in the midst of their trials. The trials in life can be turned into small and even big blessings if we allow God to work in our lives. He doesn’t want us to be negative. He wants us to enjoy life to the fullest. Though hardships will come instead of complaining we can learn from everything that happens to us. If you are complaining, you’re wasting the life God gave you.
Even though it may help you feel better for a few minutes to vent or to complaining about a situation in your life, the truth is, that those negative feelings an and will eventually destroy you unless you turn them into something constructive. Satan wants you to keep dwelling on how bad things are in your life, so you lose sight of what God is doing in your life.
Recently, I found myself complaining and worrying about something for a while when a of a sudden it dawned on me to pray about it and actually ask God to remove the complaints and worry about the situation. He reminded me and gave me the revelation that I needed to pray about the things that were and are bothering me because complaining and worrying about things that are out of my controller is a complete waste of time. I was grateful for the revelation. I turned my worry to prayer and felt better almost instantly. That’s the difference between complaining and praying-complaining corrupts your thoughts while praying gives you peace. I realized that complaining and worrying about the situation or any situation doesn’t resolve the situation, it only makes the situation worse than what it actually is or what it could be in my mind. I also realized that worrying about the situation doesn’t add anything to my life. It even says that by worrying we don’t add a single hour or minute to our lives, in the Bible.
Luke 12: 25 says, “Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to your life?”
Some Bible verses about how to handle complaining are as follows:
Philippians 2: 14 which says, “do everything without complaining or arguing.”
Ephesians 4:29 says, “Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.”
James 5:9 says, “Do not grumble against one another, brothers, so that you may not be judged; behold, the Judge is standing at the door.”
1 Peter 4:9 says, “ Show hospitality to one another without grumbling.”
Romans 12:2 says, “ Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.”
Satan wants you to be miserable, whereas God gives you the exact tools you need to be happy-prayer and, peace and the word of God. Complaining and venting about situations can turn your whole day into one big mess. If you are negative all the time, no one will want to be around you either. Because of your own selfish negativity you could end up losing your family or friends. No one wants to be around a negative nelly or a Debbie downer. Our emotions are all our own choice. You can easily change how you feel about stuff in your life. You can choose to be negative and let negative thinking control your life, or you can choose to stay positive no matter what comes your way. Positivity is so much more catchy than negativity.
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