By: Jen Thorn
Have you ever told a friend something that happened to you, only to have them respond with, “Oh, let me tell you what happened to me!”? Kinda rude, right? But you have probably done it to others as well. How self-important we often are. How in love we are with our own story. We are all narcissists by nature. Sure, we know that the world does not revolve around us, but we sure would like it to.
A narcissist is a person who is excessively preoccupied with herself. Every one of us tends to look out for “number one.” The fact that we know “number one” refers to ourself sort of proves the point. Narcissism produces anger, annoyance and frustrations when life is not going the way we would like, when people are not behaving the way we think they should. Our negative response comes from the inconvenience that we experience. And this is not just a sin that happens out there in the world. It is alive and well in the church, in the Christian.
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