Antidotes for Envy

Donnabeth Aniban
3 min readJul 4, 2023
Photo by Artem Beliaikin on Unsplash

No one is immune to feeling envious. Even Asaph, a gifted musician, expressed his battle with envy in the book of Psalms. In verses two and three of chapter 73, he wrote, “…my feet had almost stumbled; My steps had nearly slipped. For I was envious of the boastful when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.”

In the same chapter, he came up with a resolution to his agony. In verse 17 he said, “Until I went into the sanctuary of God…

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Donnabeth Aniban

Mom since 2011. Filipino. Former nurse and teacher. Writer, entrepreneur, and law student atm.