Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Controlling tears: Red Flags
Poor Lucy, now being used by me as an example of Control and Manipulation. Well, her character is written with many of these sinful qualities so she makes a good lesson for me.
When I read this comic, immediately certain cult-like people came to my mind. They talk so sweet, but then venom comes out, and everyone is damaged, at least emotionally. It use to shock me, but now I expect it. Pathetically, I suppose I am old hat at it now.
*Scripture examples to heed:
"His speech was smoother than butter,
But his heart was war;
His words were softer than oil,
Yet they were drawn swords."
"A lying tongue hates those it crushes,
And a flattering mouth works ruin."
*But you can choose to run to the LORD with your injuries from Manipulators and Controllers:
"Cast your burden upon the Lord and He will sustain you;
He will never allow the righteous to be shaken.
But You, O God, will bring them down to the pit of destruction;
Men of bloodshed and deceit will not live out half their days.
But I will trust in You."