Category Archives: Criticism

BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, June 13th, 2016 by Richard Carlson in DON’T SWEAT THE SMALL STUFF

“Criticism, like swearing, is actually nothing more than a bad habit. It’s something we get used to doing; we’re familiar with how it feels. It keeps us busy and gives us something to talk about. If, however, you take a … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, March 26th, 2012 by Henri J. M. Nouwen in THE RETURN OF THE PRODIGAL SON

“A little criticism makes me angry, and a little rejection makes me depressed. A little praise raises my spirits, and a little success excites me. It takes very little to raise me up or thrust me down. Often I am … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Friday, February 25th, 2011 by Terry Cole-Whittaker in LIVE YOUR BLISS

“Criticism is the constant search for flaws in another’s character in order to prove that we are better. It is a symptom of envy, a way to diminish the other person to make you feel better as if there is … Continue reading

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