You expect bad people to trip up and fall by their own mistakes. When it happens, you’re not surprised. Maybe you even get a sense that justice has been done. But I’ve seen a lot of good people fall too. Good husbands gone bad, good marriages ending in divorce, good jobs lost, good faith turned into cynic skepticism, and a lot more.
In the vast majority of these cases – and I’ve seen thousands of them over the past 25 years – the reason people fall usually comes under one of these categories:
That’s about it. If a good person will fall, he or she will be a victim of one or more of these four horsemen of the personal apocalypse.
If I were you, I’d watch out for them.