Growth can be painful, can be painful but nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong.” Charles H. Spurgeon

But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be the glory both now and to the day of eternity. Amen. 2nd Peter 3:18



We would worry less if we praised more. Thanksgiving is the enemy of discontent and dissatisfaction. Harry Ironside

Let everything that has breath praise the Lord! Psalm 150:6


You don’t have the power to make rainbows or waterfalls, sunsets or roses, but you do have the power to bless people by your words and smiles. You carry within you the power to make the world better. Sharon G. Larsen

For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago. Ephesians 2:10


Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. -Arthur Ashe

After these signs take place, do what must be done, for God is with you.    1 Samuel 10:7

do something

You came into the world to do something; So… do something!”
― Johnnie Dent Jr.

Let us not lose heart in doing good,for in due time we will reap if we do not grow weary. Galatians 6:9


“A best friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you for the way you are today.” — Unknown

A sweet friendship refreshes the soul. Proverbs 27:9

the past

We can easily manage if we will only take, each day, the burden appointed to it. But the load will be too heavy for us if we carry yesterday’s burden over again today, and then add the burden of the morrow before we are required to bear it. ~John Newton

Brethren, I do not regard myself as having laid hold of it yet; but one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and reaching forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus. Philippians 3:13-14

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