In the lighter mood : *SAD, BUT TRUE*

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*SAD, BUT TRUE*

  1. Realize this:

No matter what you say and how you say it, SOME people will never get it.

That’s not your fault!

*Sad, But True!*

  1. No matter how pure your motives are, SOMEBODY will still accuse you of ill intentions.

Stay pure anyway.

*Sad, But True!*

  1. No matter how humble you are, somebody will still consider you proud. Stay humble, anyway.

*Sad, But True!*

  1. No matter how generous you are, somebody will still call you “selfish”. Remain generous, anyway.

*Sad, But True!*

  1. Sometimes some of your greatest pains will come from those you gave the most pleasure.

*Sad, But True!*

  1. Some of your greatest disappointments will come from those you gave your best appointments or commitments.

*Sad, But True!*

  1. Sometimes some of the worst things you’d hear about yourself may come from those you speak the best of.

*Sad, But True!*

  1. Not everyone in your ship is paddling in the direction of your dreamed destination.

Discernment is key.

*Sad, But True!*

  1. Loving people sometimes means feeling used by them.

*Sad, But True!*

  1. Sometimes, doing the right thing ends up making you look like a fool.

*Sad, But True!*

  1. Tough as it seems, any evil done against you can become a seed for your promotion… It depends on your response.

*Sad, But True!*

  1. I would rather appear foolish now and see the wisdom of the Almighty God unfold, than appear wise now and turn out a fool later.

*Sad, But True!*

  1. Promotion doesn’t come by fighting for your rights but by being faithful in doing what is right.

*Sad, But True!*

  1. Those who will enjoy true promotion by the Almighty must be willing to forgive freely, forgive quickly and forgive wholly.

*Sad, But True!*

  1. Those who will relish true promotion must be willing to serve many for free and selflessly.

*Sad, But True!*

  1. Read with caution: Sometimes, to see the positive things Almighty God can do for you, then you have to be willing to stop what you can do in offending Him.

*Sad, But True!*

  1. Without God’s sign off, your biggest step can turn out to be your biggest mistake.

*Sad, But True!*

  1. Pain has a higher potential to toughen you up than pleasure does.

*Sad, But True!*

  1. Problems are easier to solve than people.

*Sad, But True!*

  1. Many people will celebrate you only as long as your advancement doesn’t exceed their expectations of you.

*Sad, But True!*

  1. Some people get close enough to you just to find something bad about you to broadcast to the world.

*Sad, But True!*

  1. Some people are quiet when you’re succeeding but quick to point out your failures.

*Sad, But True!*

  1. Hating those who hate you makes them your leaders, since you’re following their footsteps.

*Sad, But True!*

  1. Rather than react to a negative situation. Respond to your revelation.

*Sad, But True!*

  1. Believe the best even when you’re going through the worst.

*Sad, But True!*

  1. They hurt you? Don’t hold it against them. Hold them up in prayer.

*Sad, But True!*

  1. Forgiving people is not just a good idea. It’s a GOD’s idea. Actually, more than an idea. It’s an instruction.

*Sad, But True!*

  1. How you respond to a situation can be more important than the situation.

*Sad, But True!*

  1. Your ability to overlook an offence determines the degree of dominion you’d exercise over many other things.

*Sad, But True!*

  1. Wisdom will help you solve problems. A large heart will help you accommodate people. You need both.

*Sad, But True!*

  1. When all is said and done, let the fear and the love of the Almighty GOD in your heart pour through your daily walk!

*Sad, But True!*

  1. The wise is he who takes lessons from the above, and with them benefit others!

*Sad, But True!*

  1. Some people may think this piece is targeted at them. No. Everyone alive will need one of the points at some point or the other.

*Sad, But True!*

*Just be Happy!*

*Sad, But True!*

— Prince Deinde Adefarakan

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