What the world says is typically in direct opposition to what God says. Today, I want to look at COMPETITION. It is defined as: “rivalry for supremacy.”
To COMPETE is defined as: “strive to gain or win something by defeating or establishing superiority over others who are trying to do the same.”
Yikes. Well, that does not sound good. Yet, the world has wired us for it. Messaging everywhere creates an atmosphere where people think they have to compete for space, compete to be heard, compete to be the best, compete to be seen. The world says to get out there and get yours. Which…if you want to be honest, keeps people living out of a poverty spirit…as if there is a finite amount of anything to “get”. We love to watch competitive sports. We love to recognize and acknowledge those in business who are “at the top”. Be careful…healthy competition can give way to selfish ambition if you are not diligent and aware of the slippery slope.
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