Christmas Blessings

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6  

Christmas gift suggestions:  To your enemy, forgiveness.  To an opponent, tolerance.  To a friend, your heart.  To a customer, service.  To all, charity.  To every child, a good example.  To yourself, respect.  ~Oren Arnold

adversity

The difficulties of life are intended to make us better, not bitter. ~ author  unknown

Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant. ~Horace

obstacles & trouble

If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.  ~Frank A. Clark

If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.  ~Mary Engelbreit

Then call on me when you are in trouble, and I will rescue you, and you will give me glory.” Psalm 50: 15