Other people say wise things every day. Which of these could/should be your motto?
“Even when it looks like a dream is dead, know this: God can renew that dream and breathe new life into it.” Joel Osteen
Whatever someone did to you in the past has no power over the present.” Oprah
“An anniversary is a time to celebrate the joys of today, the memories of yesterday, and the hopes of tomorrow.” Author Unknown
“Every Thought We Think is Creating Our Future.” Louise L. Hay
“You don’t have to respond to every negative voice. You are better than that. Live above your circumstances.
No matter which one you pick, they all point to this thought from Benjamin Franklin.
“Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each New Year find you a better man.”
Why you might ask? Here is the why.
Do not, therefore, fling away your [fearless] confidence, for it has a glorious and great reward. For you have need of patient endurance [to bear up under difficult circumstances without compromising], so that when you have carried out the will of God, you may receive and enjoy to the full what is promised. (Hebrews 10:35-36, AMP)
Prayer- Lord when all seems lost and wrong and too difficult, remind us again and again that you are in charge no matter what it looks like from our point of view. Amen.