I am not afraid to say with a loud voice affliction will not arise a second time.
I am not afraid to condemn every tongue that rises against me.
I am not afraid to decree that if God be for me who shall be against me.
But I am afraid to decree victory is mine as I must fight a battle in order to gain victory. Battles within my own flesh, battles that require discipline. Battles that demand that I concentrate on improving what I have and not envying my neighbors lot.
I am afraid to scream victory is mine for it might come at an expensive price, I price I might be unwilling to pay.
Thus, I will focus on my neighbors, the society, on religion.
I will keep them at bay, I will fight them while the monster within runs amok perhaps no one will notice.
Note: true religion is a lifestyle. A consistent, balanced, not erratic and certainly not a destructive lifestyle.