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Retaliate Not!

By Mary Lindow



Retaliation is the fruit of entitlement and bitterness.


A deeply rooted pride of self formed rights.  It’s a seething, always simmering right below the surface behavior that silently finds ways to justify and punish when the emotionally and spiritually immature individual loses a form of control or loss of attention on demand.


Jesus didn’t retaliate….


…. He was shamed, talked about, ridiculed, blamed, abandoned…


when He needed love and kindness the most.




… He endured the cross, so that in hope, those whom He would save, would never retaliate.


“Not returning evil for evil or retaliation for insult, but giving a blessing instead; for you were called for the very purpose that you might, in humility inherit a blessing,”   1 Peter 3:9.




In His Shadow,

By Mary Lindow ©



” THE MESSENGER ” ~ Mary Lindow


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16.07 | 13:58

Excellent... straight from the heart of Jesus. Thank you Steve Porter

04.06 | 23:42

keep up the good work

04.06 | 17:48

Thank you ♡

13.05 | 08:03

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