Choosing Self-Preservation over Suicide

The natural inclination to survive is inside each one of us

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Photo by Dieter de Vroomen on Unsplash

God is the best explanation for the way things are.

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Photo by Michael Flint on Unsplash

Everyone who comes to me and listens to my words and puts them into practice — I will show you what he is like: He is like a man building a house, who dug down deep, and laid the foundation on bedrock. When a flood came, the river burst against that house but could not shake it, because it had been well built. But the person who hears and does not put my words into practice is like a man who built a house on the ground without a foundation. When the river burst against that house, it collapsed immediately, and was utterly destroyed! …[The enemy of this world came] only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come so that [you] may have life, and may have it abundantly.

Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke on you and learn from me, because I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy to bear, and my load is not hard to carry.

One-time copywriter, now hobbywriting on ethics, values, religion, philosophy & truth, with a dash of humor. Views are my own (and others’, but not my employer)

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