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God isn't glorified through our suffering.....

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 Joyce Meyer

Many Christians live under the false idea that God wants them to suffer. This creates a nonstop victim mentality.

Suffering is inevitable, but God does not find joy in our suffering. It blesses God when we have a good attitude during our suffering—and He wants us to be victorious! So why would we choose to remain bitter, angry, and wounded or depressed?

There’s one surefire way to overcome suffering with the right attitude: Set your mind, and keep it set, on things above, not on things of the earth. You must be armed with right thinking, or you will give up during hard times.

Set your mind and be fully aware that moving from being a victim to being a victor will not be a quick process. It will take time, but your experience will make you stronger and enable you to help others who are facing similar battles.

Get excited about your future and realize that going through something with God means that you will come out on the other side with a victory that cannot be taken away from you.

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Our Time.......

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A version in modern English - "the tide abides for, tarries for no man, stays no man, tide nor time tarries no man" evolved into the present day version we see today. The notion of 'tide' being beyond man's control. 

When i sat by the bedside of one of God's saints, I noticed a big clock in the room where she lay. I remembered that our time on earth compared to eternity is but as James wrote in James chapter 4 verse 14 " whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor that appears for a little time, and then vanishes away." 

 
The Dash
by Linda Ellis
 
I read of a man who stood to speak
At the funeral of a friend, 
He referred to the dates on her tombstone From the beginning to the end. 
He noted that first came her date of her birth
And spoke the following date with tears, 
But he said what mattered most of all
Was the dash between those years
 
For that dash represents all the time
That she spent alive on earth.
 
And now only those who loved her
Know what that little line is worth.
 
For it matters not how much we own;
The cars, the house, the cash, 
What matters is how we live and love And how we spend our dash.  
So think about this long and hard.
Are there things you’d like to change?
 
For you never know how much time is left,
That can still be rearranged.
 
If we could just slow down enough
To consider what’s true and real
 
And always try to understand
The way other people feel.
 
And be less quick to anger,
And show appreciation more
 
And love the people in our lives
Like we’ve never loved before.
 
If we treat each other with respect,
And more often wear a smile
 
Remembering that this special dash
Might only last a little while.
 
So, when your eulogy is being read
With your life’s actions to rehash
 
Would you be proud of the things they say
About how you spent your dash?
 
We are given one life make it count!!!
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