Don't Wait For People To Encourage You To Take Steps To Better Your Life: David Was Discouraged By His Own Elder Brother.
"And David spake...saying, What shall be done to the man that killeth this Philistine? .......And Eliab his eldest brother heard when he spake..; and Eliab's anger was kindled against David, and he said, Why camest thou down hither? .....I know thy pride, and the naughtiness of thine heart; for thou art come down to .....see the battle.!" - I Sam.17:26,28