“Are you hostile and envious of people around you who succeed? Do you criticize them? Have you made unkind remarks about them? How do you feel, and how do you react, when someone near you has a prayer answered or has some good thing happen? Can you take it?
Sometimes we are tested. Sometimes the good we desire in life seems to come to people around us first. If we can praise and give thanks for another’s blessings, rather than be envious and jealous and critical, then we can be assured that those same blessings (or even greater ones) will come to us. But, if we make unkind remarks about, are hostile toward, or are envious of other people’s blessings, we have failed the test. We stop similar blessings from getting through to us.”
Catherine Ponder, in “Open Your Mind to Prosperity”
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