Key Verse: Verse 11 - "Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore."
Key Words: Thou wilt shew me the path of life
Life is filled with challenges and adversities.
Why, everyone has his share of disappointments. And the deciding factor is not how big the disappointment, but how one reacts to the problem.
Julius Rosenwald, when he was chairman of the board of Sears, Roebuck and Co., used to say, “When life hands me a lemon, I make lemonade out of it.”
“When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on” is another way of saying it.
The mother of Dwight D. Eisenhower, who was fond of solitaire, often said, “The Lord deals the cards; you play them.”
And Dick Gregory’s mother, when there was no fatback to go with the beans, no socks to go with the shoes, and no hope to go with tomorrow, would say to her kids, “We ain’t poor, we’re just broke.”
Henry Ward Beecher ties this whole subject in a neat little package of twenty-three words: “God asks no man whether he will accept life. This is not the choice. You must take it. The only choice is how.”
How will you handle the adversities that come your way? “In thy presence is fulness of joy” Psalm 16:11b.
What to do:
✞ Accepting life is not your choice...how you accept it...that’s your choice.
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