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TOO SMART FOR OUR OWN BRITCHES!

04 Feb

Sometimes we are “too smart for our own britches.”

Usually, this is said about us when we consider ourselves to be smarter, and better than the rest. When we take on this type of attitude we can mess up our life’s, because of vanity; too proud of oneself. This fault alone can cause us to become as “dumb as a rock.”

When we are only listening to ourselves there is a tendency to become a tad out of touch; causing us to make the statement, “That’s just who I am,”  often using it when we are caught, also this overstated phrase is a lie,  used to cover up, most blunders.

When I thought I knew everything I would make statements like; “If I say it out my mouth, it must be true,”  it just stood to reason, in my mind. But, when I discovered I did not know the half of it, or have a clear prospective. I claimed it was no fault of my own. Just another day in Bedrock, bad judgement, poor information, and plenty of excuses.

I believe there are some exceptions; naturally I would, that’s our makeup. But for the most part, we blame our situations in the world, and everything in it. Leaving it at that; instead of taking it to Christ.

Sometimes we mistake some wrongs for truth. Although, we thought it to be correct, it was not;  and still we are responsible for ourselves, and the decisions we make; whether the information is true or false.

Careful; you must be able to live with the choices you make, and the reasons you made them. This is your cross to bear.

What gets me about how smart we think we are, is that grand idea we claim is ours, or this new wealth of knowledge we have received on the fly, really came from someone-else thoughts. And we took it as our own, because it sounds good.

Do what you do, but I suggest you not steal another persons anything. Plus, by no means is stealing the right thing to do. Get your act together, be vigilant and grounded in Christ.

We take a fact and or fiction for granted, because we claim to be doers; and that make us simply too busy, sometimes too busy to think. So some of us have gotten to the point that we can be easily impressed, by the mere tone of someone’s voice, (a personally, spokesperson, etc.) and believe everything that is said. In case you don’t understand, all I am saying is, don’t be easily led by what you have heard or, “As seen on TV.” 

The Devil is a liar, and it’s just another trick to distract us from the real business at hand. Our purpose.

When it comes to someone or things we are not on the same page with, we often would rather be wrong, before changing our stance. Standing our ground; preparing to miss out, before we give in. We often take on the attitude, that if it comes from someone on the bottom of our totem poles, they are without merit, so we refuse to seek or take suggestions into consideration, “from those low life’s,” no matter how much sense it makes.

Some of the greatest opportunities available are lost, because of that type of attitude and 1st impressions.

I am guilty of looking at a person and instantaneously not liking them. I quit doing that when I realized most of the time we ended up being good friends. I was a “smarty pants.”  Now I know, the only one that knows everything, is Christ, and He doesn’t bother, because He knew us, while we were still our mother’s belly. You can read about that in Jeremiah 1:5

I was watching some courtroom drama, where a young lady was involved in the proceedings, and the judge asked if she had a source of income. She replied that she did, so he wanted to know her place of employment.  She said she was unemployed, so now he wanted to know where did her source of income come from. To which she replied child support.

The judge-coped an attitude and told the young lady, the child support checks were not her source of income. She in return replied, “the check is in my name.”  The judge kept repeating child support was not her source of income, and she kept telling him the check was in her name. This was going nowhere.

Some would say, she was as “dumb as a rock,” because she did not understand that the child support checks are for her children, only. She made her case by stating, she was using the money to buy gas, pay bills, buy food, and she was doing the best thing she could for her family; by seeking work, while her mother kept the children…

On the other hand, the judge was “too smart for his own britches,”  because he chooses not to explain the law. Since he was so smart, it made him look dumb by not resolving the issue. The right thing to do was to educate her. The more we know the better off we are. But she was unworthy of his expertise. After all, he was sitting up high looking down, and he is the judge.

“Judge not, that ye be not judged.”  Matthew 7:1 

We know the judge had to do his job; but instead of sitting on the bench of justice, he was poised at the judgment table.

Personal opinions about others are unnecessary and most times harmful. When we set ourselves up on some kind of never heard of before the throne, some of the things we consider to be beneath us are really over our heads. And we call ourselves Christians.

We are so full of ourselves, we fail to help others because some have become Narcissists; in love with our own reflection. Sometimes greed, the way we think, and the appearances of others, will not allow them to come up to our standards. Making us feel superior, and others unworthy of being in our presence; causing us to unfairly judge, and horde the gifts given by God, for the betterment of all.

Some of us claim we are the underdogs. The ones that declare “all I need is a break,” coupled with an excuse for not seeking employment, etc. Then there are the people who will go to any extent to not be proven wrong, and there are some that are so selfish their motto is; “If I can’t have it, no one can. I will throw it away first,” and do just that.

With that attitude, some of us do not realize, we are throwing our life away, and some just don’t care.

We talked before about, “you reap what you sow.”  So if any of the above scenarios relate to you, you might as well dig a hole and climb in it. Especially if you are under the impression that this is a winning personally, in my opinion.

Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, to grave to laugh and too selfish to seek other than itself.”     Khalil Givran

It is necessary to help others, not only in prayer but in our daily lives. If we cannot help others, the least we can do is stop trying to harm them.!  False knowledge and bad information can cause grave consequences.

Heads up!

You can’t fix a problem if you’re not aware of one. Being misinformed can cause us to be “too smart for our own britches,”  and at times being uninformed can cause us to be as “dumb as a rock.”    

Think of obtaining  the Blessings promised in Ephesians 6:8

” Know that whatsoever good thing any man do, the same shall he receive of the Lord, whether he be bond or free.”  

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