Feeling helpless with having one failure after the other. The world may seem to have turned its back from you. Friends no longer there to listen to your worries. Hopeless of ever getting out of the hole. These are what some of us may have felt one time in our lives and probably we have even thought of ending the misery by taking our own life. But would that solve the problem? Absolutely not!
The power of prayer may have been the strength of those who came out from the dark and held on to that light. Sometimes, all we really need is to talk to someone for spiritual guidance or to seek the Bible for enlightenment. We may not have the direct answers to all our questions but somehow, we can slowly be able to understand why such situations happen or what their significance in our lives was. You may be caught between doing something good for yourself but the result might not be favourable or you can also choose to stay where you are but you know that it would make you unhappy. So where do you go? The easiest way to solve the problem would probably knowing if with the decision you would take would affect your relationship with other people. The Rotarians have this as their guide towards personal and business relationships which I think could be really helpful in our everyday decisions:
THE 4-WAY TEST OF THINGS WE THINK, SAY OR DO:1. Is it the truth?
2. Is it fair to all concerned?
3. Will it build good will and better friendships? 4. Will it be beneficial to all concerned?
Facing the challenges that come along our way and readily learn from it will help anyone be free from all the pressures in life. When you choose to face your afflictions and not to surrender, in this manner you will absolutely win the battle.
What appeared as though that would bury you will spare you by owing your trust and exerting unrelenting faith to our one God.
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