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Might Does Not Make Right

  • 2014 22 Jan
Might Does Not Make Right

In this world, too many people live by the motto, “Might makes right.” We all know someone who pushes their way, bullies others and demands to be heard. They make our lives difficult because we live in fear of them. Those of us with gentle spirits are even more susceptible to those who are demanding and insensitive. There will always be those who use words and actions to get their way, and we will be hurt in the process. Can it be enough to know that God commands us to let Him be the judge of others? We are not exchange assaultive words, nor hurt those who hurt us. We don’t have to set ourselves up to be hurt, and can certainly set strong boundaries, but we must choose to be peaceful people in spite of how others choose to live their lives. 

Dr. David Hawkins is the director of the Marriage Recover Center where he counsels couples in distress. He is the author of over 30 books, including Dealing With the CrazyMakers in Your Life90 Days to a Fantastic Marriage, and When Pleasing Others is Hurting You. Dr. Hawkins grew up in the beautiful Pacific Northwest and lives with his wife on the South Puget Sound where he enjoys sailing, biking, and skiing. He has active practices in two Washington cities. You can also find Dr. Hawkins on Facebook and TwitterDr. Hawkins offers a free, 20 minute consultation, with requests sent to his email address at [email protected]. Also, remember his guarantee at The Marriage Recovery Center: 3 Days To A New Marriage, Guaranteed! He is also excited to continue offering his special eBook, A Love Life of Your Dreams free for you to download.