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Users and Winners

You can't help that you're great.
Yep you read it right, users and winners.

Let's get right to it.

I'll start with the winners first. They are the people who just mind their own business, they're on their grind, they're positive, and they're trying their best to live right. They still fall short sometimes, yet God knows the pureness of their heart. Their life trajectory looks towards heaven.

Then you have the users. Another name for them could be classified as the haters. They only call or come around when they need something from you. It can be tangible or intangible. They want to use you up for all you're worth and spit you out again. Isn't it amazing how a user/hater will hate and still smile in your face, all the time wanna take your place? That's a saying from my pastor, Pastor Henderson, of New Beginnings Church in Matthews, NC. Quite fitting for this blog post, wouldn't you say?

Nevertheless, haters are the people who hate (yes hate) you for no logical reason other than jealously, envy, or their own misery and insecurity. They're also rude, condescending, give fake compliments (if they compliment at all), and bad-mouth you (often with lies) to anyone who will listen. If this bothers you even for a minute, get over it and if you're on the come-up, get used to it. In other words, if you're doing anything substantial or on your way, they will come out of the wood-works. Just accept that "haters gonna hate hate hate" (lyrics from the Taylor Swift song). 

So winners, my advice to you is to keep on keeping on.

Don't let any ill feelings towards you stop you from feeling great about yourself or going forward in what God told you to do. Don't let them rattle you. Focus on you, your goals, and "do not be afraid of their faces, For I am with you to deliver you,” says the Lord" (Jeremiah 1:8-10)

Keep smiling, keep a positive attitude, and keep winning baby. You're going to be just fine.

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