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Have you ever wondered how someone could be so selfish? To answer that question and to help you avoid that same pitfall, here is a list of four reasons why people become selfish.
  1. They make the choice to be selfish. We must make a decision to be selfish, even if we don't fee like it. I have found that as you act on your decision, the feelings come more.
  2. They take for granted the joy of giving. Not only will an unselfish act bring joy to others, but the giver will receive joy as well.
  3. They have unrenewed thinking. We're all born naturally selfish, but that doesn't mean we must stay that way. We need to put selfless thoughts in and selfish thoughts out.
  4. They're unthankful. Unthankfulness will cause people to become selfish. People who are unthankful stop recognizing the goodness of others; therefore, they develop an unwillingness to give.

Source: Every Teenager's Little Black Book on Cool
by Blaine Bartel.
Excerpt permission granted by Harrison House Publishers

Author Biography

Blaine Bartel
Web site: Blaine Bartel
For more than a quarter of a century, Blaine Bartel has served what he believes is the hope of the world, the local church.

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