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4 things to remember for those days when we need a lift

Holy BibleBy Lynn R. Mitchell

For those days when we need a lift….

1. Remember that your Character should always be stronger than your Circumstances.

We can’t always control what happens to us, but we can always control how we choose to respond. In those moments when I choose to stop complaining and instead give thanks to God for the good in my life, the parts that seem bad start to seem much less significant. Choose to keep a positive attitude and thankful heart regardless of what you’re going through.

“Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

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A Christmas classic: ‘Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus’

By Lynn R. Mitchell

In 1897, eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon asked her father if there was really a Santa Claus. He suggested she write to The Sun, a prominent New York newspaper, because, as he said, “If you see it in The Sun, it’s so.”

And so Virginia wrote her letter:

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Finding strength in God

Holy BibleBy Lynn R. Mitchell

A comment left on my Facebook page late Friday night was in response to the post, Does God let bad things happen to good people? The commenter wrote:

“Believing there’s an invisible man in the sky who makes it all better if you just ask nicely is ridiculous.”

 

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