How Proverbs 3:4 Reminds Us Success Can Be A Painful Journey

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August 17, 2015 by socialaction2014

The Chicago Defender

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“So you will find favor and good success in the sight of God and man. Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths” (Proverbs 3:4-6).

When most people envision success they often conjure images that for all intents and purposes would describe the destination and overlook the journey. They see a place of rest that has no evidence of strife, struggle or confrontation.

The definition of success is not the same for everyone as we don’t all share the same goals and desires.

Despite the fact that similarities abound and the foundation of the premise is consistent, everybody of water does not look the same but, each of those respective bodies of water are wet to the touch. Success in some form is a relatively…

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