How do I psychologically destroy enemies?

June 20, 2016

a curious question and a curious answer… How do I psychologically destroy enemies? by Jessica Simorangkir

Answer by Jessica Simorangkir:

Bishop Nikolai lived from 1881 to 1956 and served as a bishop in the Serbian Orthodox Church.

Bishop Nikolai’s story is that he was arrested for speaking out against the Nazi’s in World War II and they kept him in the Dachau concentration camp, where he became very sick and frail and was near death when the U.S. forces finally overcame the Nazi’s and liberated Dachau in 1945.

While he was being tortured he prayed, “Bless my enemies, O Lord”

Bless My Enemies, O Lord (Bishop Nikolai’s Prayer)

Bless my enemies, O Lord. Even I bless them and do not curse them
Enemies have driven me into Your embrace more than friends have
Friends have bound me to earth, enemies have loosed me from earth
and have demolished all my aspirations in the world
Enemies have made me a stranger in worldly realms
and an extraneous inhabitant of the world
Just as a hunted animal finds safer shelter than an unhunted animal does
so have I, persecuted by enemies, found the safest sanctuary
having hidden myself beneath Your tabernacle
where neither friends nor enemies can slay my soul

Bless my enemies, O Lord. Even I bless them and do not curse them
They, rather than I, have confessed my sins before the world
They have scolded me, whenever I have flattered myself

Bless my enemies, O Lord. Even I bless them and do not curse them
Whenever I have wanted to lead people, they have shoved me into the background
Whenever I have rushed to enrich myself, they have prevented me with an iron hand
Whenever I have tried to build a home for a long and tranquil life
they have demolished it and driven me out
Truly, enemies have cut me loose from the world
and have stretched out my hands to the hem of Your garment

Bless my enemies, O Lord. Even I bless them and do not curse them
So that my fleeing to You may have no return
So that all my hope in people may be scattered like cobwebs
So that absolute serenity may begin to reign in my soul
So that my heart may become the grave of my two evil twins: arrogance and anger
So that I might amass all my treasure in heaven
Ah, so that I may for once be freed from self-deception, which has entangled me
in the dreadful web of illusory life
Enemies have taught me to know what hardly anyone knows
that we have no enemies in the world except ourselves

It is truly difficult for me to say who has done me more good
and who has done me more evil in the world: friends or enemies
Therefore bless, O Lord, both my friends and my enemies
Slaves curse their enemies, for they do not understand
But sons and daughters bless them, for they understand
For they know that their enemies cannot touch their life
Therefore they freely step among their enemies, and pray to God for them

How do I psychologically destroy enemies?

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