Welcome to another Thursday UNFILTERED blog post, the only blog that has no tolerance for people who steal tortilla chips because they are nacho cheese.
If you missed last week’s article, see The Industrial Religious Complex.
A few weeks ago I came across this quote:
“Surround yourself with people who fight for you in rooms you aren’t in.”
If you’ve spent any significant time on planet Earth, backstabbing, betrayal, and backbiting are more common in your life than you’d like.
(Three cheers for alliteration.)
Tragically, these kinds of painful experiences will even come to you at the hands of people who profess to follow Christ.
So the above quote is excellent advice.
However, the trick is to discern which people will prove themselves to be true friends who have your back when you’re not around.
And therein lies the rub.
We can’t control what others do, but we can control ourselves.
Consequently, I exhort you to avoid being a two-faced friend.
Decide to be…