top of page
  • Writer's pictureweakdave

Human-achievement promises happiness,

but instead, delivers addiction -- to more achievement. High achievers are highly addicted. Low achievers are ALSO highly addicted to achieving, but are disappointed, feel like failures. Low achievers frequently end up in hobbies where we can become specialist achievers, to feel good about ourselves. Or, develop critical-judgmental spirits toward others, as a strategy to feel good about ourselves. Human-achievement and/or being critical of others, is like a prison -- never leads to happiness, contentment. How much achievement or judgment of others, does it take to satisfy? Just a little bit more.

How can Christians DEAL with the temptation to human achievement or judgment? CONFESS, when aware of it. Ahhh. Jesus came, that we might have LIFE, and have it abundantly. So we might be contagious to the seculars around us.

-- Dave McCarty, GospelFriendships, who loves human achievement and judging others, in his less-sane moments

To receive my Tuesday posts, email me, or subscribe to my blog:


Recent Posts

See All

Jesus is a sports guy.

How do I know this? Jesus is Lord of All -- including all sports. Why has Jesus created sports, competitiveness? I think -- to show us humans what it's like when human-wisdom is foundational to our

Easy for us to USE Jesus

to get what we want, treating Him as the MagicGenieInTheSky, rather than enjoying intimacy with Him, living and working out of communion with Him as we go through our day. When we reduce our relation

Education is dangerous to the soul.

Best I can tell, education by human-wisdom-dependents nurtures self-reliance. And self-deception about the extent of our self-reliance. The more we're educated the more we're self-reliant and self-d


bottom of page