Each time we fail, we have to make a choice. Will that failure define or refine us?
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He has allowed things to separate us from the "old normal" so we won't be tempted to return.
We're all tired of this. But good things can come of it.
This is a key element for weathering the storms of life, both now and in the future.
We didn't choose this crisis, but we must decide how we respond.
Jesus didn't have to do a storm-sized amount of work to calm the wind and waves.
"Don't live a fearful life; live a faithful life, a life that's rooted and grounded and established in the truth."
"God is not concerned about what this virus is doing. He is concerned about how we've responded to it."
When does it stop being faith and start being presumption?
What is the condition of your heart during this COVID-19 crisis?
After all, you are the apple of God's eye.
We have been given a reprieve from the treadmill of life.
You'll never get a vintage wine from an unstressed vine.
Take a look at who you spend time with and whom you are influenced by.
It is the fortress upon which you build that foundation.
Keep in mind this is not something that is achieved overnight.
There are many examples of deep woundedness in the Bible, and how those people were able to use it for good.
Don't let the temptations and trials catch you by surprise.
Don't we all need this?
The bestselling author says one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself is letting go of the past.