“For the waywardness of the simple will kill them, and the complacency of fools will destroy them;”
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When we stray from the truth about
We’ll get lost in the weeds. The power to make spiritual and moral decisions fades; and we are left in a weakened state unable to do anything which leads to the second part of the proverb.
“The complacency of fools will destroy them”
I really try to put myself in uncomfortable situations. Complacency is my enemy.- Trent Reznor
– Nick Cave
I think part of the solution, to not becoming complacent, is having a healthy self esteem. We must always believe we can make a difference and change, if not our circumstances, ourselves.