I used to have a plaque on my wall that read “And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.” which is a quote of Romans 8, Verse 28. I’ve often thought that I need to find or make another. I don’t know what happened to that one, but it served as a great reminder to me in the past.

I wrote about this before, but it’s heavy on my heart this afternoon. I awoke this morning feeling like someone else could use this same reminder today. Anyone hearing me talk knows I’m always trying to be encouraging and today is no different. It’s probably because I so often need encouragement myself.

When times are tough, as they are for many of us these days, it’s only natural to become discouraged…to lose hope. But we must not lose hope. We must have faith and continue to press on, knowing that God has his children accounted for in His plan.  Do not fear. Trust in the Lord and He will work all things out. You must know this today.

Of course, you must know that I often write while looking into the mirror and I am encouraging myself today.  Encourage yourself, too.  Fear is a liar!

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