Get over it!
Shall a man go and hang himself because he belongs to the race of pygmies, and not be the biggest pygmy that he can?
~Henry David Thoreau~
It doesn’t matter where you came from, what you did, had or didn’t have, what your education level is, what natural abilities you’ve been given, who did what to you, or even what your current conditions and circumstances are. Get over the past…take responsibility for yourself…and simply live your life to the best of your abilities each and every day. In so doing, not only will you finally make peace with who you are and what you have, but doors of opportunity will open to you that you never anticipated.
Thought for the day
If you do what you can with what you’ve got right where you are… God, will increase what you have and He won’t leave you where you are!
And I, brethren, when I came to you, came not with excellency of speech or of wisdom, declaring unto you the testimony of God. And my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man’s wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power: That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God. ~1 Corinthians 2:1,4,5~
The servant to whom he had entrusted the five bags of gold said, `Sir, you gave me five bags of gold to invest, and I have doubled the amount.’ The master was full of praise. `Well done, my good and faithful servant. You have been faithful in handling this small amount, so now I will give you many more responsibilities. Let’s celebrate together!’ Then the servant with the one bag of gold came and said, `Sir, I know you are a hard man, harvesting crops you didn’t plant and gathering crops you didn’t cultivate. I was afraid I would lose your money, so I hid it in the earth and here it is.’ But the master replied, ‘You wicked and lazy servant! You think I’m a hard man, do you, harvesting crops I didn’t plant and gathering crops I didn’t cultivate? Well, you should at least have put my money into the bank so I could have some interest. Take the money from this servant and give it to the one with the ten bags of gold.’ To those who use well what they are given, even more will be given, and they will have an abundance. But from those who are unfaithful, even what little they have will be taken away.
~Matthew 25:20,21,24-29 (NLT)~