John 9:41 If I had not come and spoken to them, they would not have sin, but now they have no excuse for their sin. No one else is required to help. That's just the way the world turns, everyone is judgemental in some way towards others. In cases like this, Christianity can become more of a checklist than a way of life: read the Bible, say your prayers, give your money, go to church. You'll also learn to let it go. You are jumping to conclusions. Why have they become so popular? Somebody who lives an alternative lifestyle.
We do a lot of things unconsciously. What is it that makes our generation so intolerant? Our primitive nature automatic brain helps us believe that this is necessary for protection. Many are unable to do so, and sadly, they must play safe which can do more harm than good. If you want someone to pat you on the head and say Oh that's lovely when it is rude, then weddingwire or weddingbee are going to be more your speed. Real life situations have nuances, and can be seen from more than one perspective.
The points you bring up about fear are very insightful. Then it does not matter at all most of the time what others think or say. Im speaking about numerous posts that i have read, not ones that I myself have written. However, in other preaching, Jesus made it clear that He especially had a problem with the hypocrisy of the Jewish religious leaders of His time. If so, look down a little deeper and ask yourself why.
Many people both Christians and non-Christians tend to fall into this kind of judgment problem, if they are not careful to check the facts carefully. Matthew 5:37 And when you are praying, do not use meaningless repetition as the Gentiles do, for they suppose that they will be heard for their many words. Use them all to enrich your life and who you are, to grow, to expand and to become the beautiful and wonderful being you were born to be. And if you think it's a problem only celebrities have to deal with, you clearly haven't been on Twitter. Why not accept that we are all different and we all invision our days in very different ways.
In conclusion, do your best, and don't worry about the rest. In Response to Re: Why are people so judgmental here? What did Jesus say about judging others? Even if the guy was an idiot completely devoid of any god-given talent fifty years ago, you could often just say Good old Jim, I can rely on him to do the right thing. Posted by amberdawn2344Most people today pay for their own weddings. I try to treat everyone with love and not to judge anyone. Not all Christians are hypocrites.
Whether those judgements are fair or unfair is a different matter. It has nothing to do with how much these people love and support you. Matthew 5:37 And when you are praying, do not use meaningless repetition as the Gentiles do, for they suppose that they will be heard for their many words. I do think it's possible to be discerning -- as opposed to judgmental -- on the moral dimension as well, by viewing others' stance on various moral issues from the position of a cultural relativist. Also, some people are raised to believe that if they get pregnant without being married, it is wrong or sinful - so they possibly don't see pregnancy as beautiful. That isn't something we control. When our inner Judge is balanced, we are able to make clear decisions and avoid potentially dangerous situations.
A man or a woman could behave in a certain way and they are then severely judged. Posted by amberdawn2344Just because they don't partake in it doesn't mean they won't judge you for it. I have been struggling with this concept, and your post answered alot of my questions. Under a different set of circumstances with better luck? The Holy Bible, New International Version © 2011, 1 John 4:8. I've been through the same journey the stans have but if I think this release is not up to the group's standard or even thoroughly mediocre, then I'll say that. At no time did it cross our mind that we were entitled to a honeymoon and ask others to pay for it. It really doesn't matter what other people think because at the end of the day, you have yourself, your child, and your fiance.
In fact, the Church is directed to condemn and remove sin from among its ranks first and foremost. There's much to be said about not saying much. I was frightened and shy, and it was all I could do to answer his questions and count the seconds until the end of the visit. Why does it seem that Christians are always judging others? But by slowly and steadily working to accept yourself, you become less critical of others as well. But seriously, it really gave me insights that give such awareness on my issues, especially negative issues, and eventually, in my unconscious mind, used this negative image I have in myself to make a judgmental attitude on other people, ideas and situations. Here's the general way it works. None of what we're talking about here is about you.
The answer is that above all, you will need to work on your self-esteem. Furthermore, it may become necessary to apply other judgments, too - of some children as more worthy than others. Now, we can go on arguing this point ad-infinitum. For the most part and for most people is nothing but insecurity, of their own doing, being directed back at that person that threatened you. Source: Is it because social media gives us a platform, something we earlier never had? They do not give up on their work, or their goal, even if other people try to sabotage or prevent their achievements - even if other people say their goal may be unattainable. Let's not aggravate things on social media, shall we? Being a judgemental person essentially means thinking, speaking, or behaving in a manner that reflects a critical and condemnatory point of view. But what's without a doubt true is our generation's intolerance.
There's way too much of hatred spreading like wildfire in the world, already. But a person who learns to be both discerning and non-judgmental will experience tremendous freedom in expressing his true, authentic, opinions about others-since he will not feel weighed down by the worry that he is being judgmental. Regardless of his meth habit, it's not his wedding, so his money is not required. Didn't you judge a company or institute by seeing it's faculty or the entrance exams by seeing the number of students appearing for it. Thank you for putting it so beautifully. Here's the general way it works. And people saying they have to listen to something 20 times before they like it.