God does not give us the dark places or difficulties in our lives yet God uses the dark places to show us how to grow and become prepared for our greatness, the fullness of our destiny. The dark places help us to realign our purpose and meaning so we are better prepared to become our best.
Overcoming Sorrow and Pain
We, too often, pretend to the outside world that everything is going right but, in truth, on the inside, we are hurting.In order to get well you have to take your mask off and stop pretending to the world and yourself.
In different periods of my life when I have been challenged, disappointed or down right shocked, I often thought of the story of Job in the Bible. He had it all wealth, family, abundance and good health and then a twist and turn came in his life and he lost everything including his family and was left with absolutely nothing.
You can't do anything about the past but you can do something about the present and the future. You may have had an unfair past that is not the discussion, what I want to speak to you about is : " Move forward and get ready for the New Possibilities that are about to enter your life." Don't allow the past to poison your future. That is so easy for us to do.
After a hectic 2013 and certainly a stormy start to a new year, I spent some time in reflection hoping to find a greater meaning and purpose for what my next few months and year will bring forth. We are all reminded daily of the powerful forces of nature and how it impacts our lives.
Not to be confused with the television series This article is about those of you who are stuck in a poor pathway in life. You continue to conduct the same actions and behaviors over and over again. It is almost like you are stuck in repeat mode.
At what point in your life is it time to pick up the pieces and move forward? Too often, we become saddled by life's challenges and trials. Instead of looking ahead, we begin living in the past memories of those challenging events. We start asking all the what if's and whys; and we quickly get hung up on them.