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Has it been one of those days? You know the kind of day I’m talking about. The day when family issues crop up or work projects don’t go according to plan, or the unexpected ‘life’ surprise occurs that just stops us in our tracks. And in the midst of trying to juggle the struggles of the day we also find that our patience is in short supply and our emotions (internal wiring) have gone into short circuit mode.
None of us likes this kind of day, but reality tells us it happens. There are a host of reasons why things spiral out of control, but one thing we can be sure of is that so far we have a pretty good track record for surviving the rough days. God equips each one of us with a tool box full of resources that allows us to rebound and make a total comeback.
We should be smiling and high-fiving over that good news because it means we find assurance in His promises. The world will not overcome us……there may be setbacks, but there will not be defeat.
God’s word tells us in John 16:33 that we will have trials and struggles. But His word also tells us to, “take heart for He has overcome the world.” In other words, He’s got everything under control.
So when we have those rough days, let’s stop what we are doing, take just a moment and place our hand over our heart. What do we feel in that heart beat? It’s called purpose. And it means we are alive for a reason and we should never give up.
Continue to have a great week and I’ll be praying for you.
Thank you to my friend Bruce Van Horn for inspiring this message. Bruce is a favorite because he motivates and encourages me to give my best. Please follow him on Twitter @BruceVH or visit his website: brucevanhorn.com.