Bully “One who hurts or browbeats”
Having recently counseled people dealing with bullies got my husband, Larry, thinking about how prevalent they are. Here are some lessons he learned.
My walk home from elementary school often included unpleasant encounters with local bullies. I hid my money for a butter brickle ice cream cone in my shoe. This precaution protected my money—and me.
I’m grown, but bullies have continued to pop up in my life. They’ve shown up in places I’ve worked, in seminary, in extended family, and even in church.
Bullies use their advantages to steal more than ice cream money. They take our freedom, dignity, and closeness with God if we let them.
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