Day 22: The Sluggards’ Square

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Proverbs 26:14, 16 (KJV) As the door turneth upon his hinges, so doth the slothful upon his bed… The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason.

Anyone who is stuck to the same way of doing things might be nurturing a slothful attitude unawares.

The slothful attitude ties men to a spot in life. It is the evil which lurks behind activity without productivity, movement without motion, busyness without result or profit – ever travelling, but never arriving.

Bad things shouldn’t happen to good people.

The slothful man or sluggard is NOT necessarily lazy. The problem is that he’s got attitudinal challenges…

If anyone is hopelessly stuck to the same level in life, and rather annoyingly too- considering his level of intelligence, knowledge, diligence, expertise, exposure and maybe even righteousness  (in his own sight especially), then chances are that he is resistant to change.

The slothful man or sluggard is NOT necessarily lazy. The problem is that he’s got attitudinal challenges, and in the context of today’s meditation, a superiority complex to be precise.

The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason. Proverbs 26:14 (KJV)

Hence, his ears are blocked to correction, his heart closed to any option other than his predetermined choice of action, and he is totally resistant to change.

Anyone there? The time to take an honest review may just be right now.

Prayer:

Lord, I have been on this spot for far too long and gone round this mountain a time too many! Enough Lord!

Could it be true that I’ve been nurturing the slothful attitude and hence, not been seeing beyond this mountain?

Search me o Lord, and please end the struggle today! Help me to make necessary adjustments and please grant as I humble myself that I am lifted from where I am to where I ought to be. Amen.

Funmi Adebayo (c)2015

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