John 16:33 These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation; but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world
He says it himself! If he did it, we can too!
God did NOT promise us an easy life on earth.
The only time life will be perfect is when we are dead and gone on to live with Him. But don’t get so ready to pack your bags and leave just yet! If you are still alive, you are alive for a reason. (When C.G.I.A. has its second key release, we will be teaching you all how to find your purpose for living!)
But remember to keep that in mind! You are here for a reason.
Yeah, yeah, we know. Your boyfriend just dumped you to “work on himself”, you’ve gained 26 pounds in 2 months, your bank account only has 37 dollars in it, your car won’t start up again for the third time this month and now you’re late for work. We know. God knows. We all get it.
But you have two choices. Either crawl up in a ball, collecting gray hairs from stress, eating the rest of the tub of ice cream that you just bought 20 minutes ago, or you can let the pain/hurt/lies/bankruptcy go right back out the door that it came in through.
You simply have to find your escape route!
To find your route or your path, you’ll need a light. (…you see where this is going?) Jesus is the light!
Escape route 1.
Use prayer and faith in order to aim that light on your problems! His light is so bright that the problems will burn away, and you will then have a clear path before you!
Psalm 112:4 Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness
And yes, sometimes it’s good to pray for yourself. But more importantly;
Escape route 2.
Remember to pray for other people! Whenever you are going through your darkest times…like all the happiness is sucked away from you, that is when you should begin to pray for someone else. The main times when we are unhappy are when we are stuck in a rut thinking about ourselves! When we begin to stop putting ourselves as the main focus of our lives (sounds backwards, we know) that’s when we are the happiest. Pray for others with a sincere heart. Don’t just say, “God bless whats-his-name”. Pray for them what you would like for your own self! Happiness, Peace, Love, Health, Strength, etc.
Remember to keep your mind on God’s love, light, and lessons.
Remember that you can do ALL things through Christ!
When in times of trouble or hurt, ask God to bring back to remembrance all the things that you have learned from Him. He’ll do it!
John 14:26 …he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance whatsoever I have said unto you
Peace be unto you all!
Light and Love,
The C.G.I.A. foundation
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