Living with Expectation

Hi, my dear friends. People create an unconscious expectation about themselves, situations, and people. An expectation is a strong belief that something will happen or be the case; something that's sure to come to pass. Many of us have no idea that our created expectations are behind our decisions and emotional responses. Though these are … Continue reading Living with Expectation

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Endurance and self-control

The way in which Peter links one virtue with the other is very interesting. He speaks about egkrateian (Greek), self-control, self-governance accompanied by, emerging from gnosis, the "right" knowledge, not merely a byproduct of fear, or coercion, or out of submission to exerted authority. It is not about restraint, rather it is about self-discipline. In … Continue reading Endurance and self-control