Dealing with overwhelming times

On Facebook, readers of New Church Connection were asked “What mantra or phrase of about 6 words helps you navigate through difficult times?”

Here’s what they came up with:

  • How could I see this differently? -Sasha Silverman
  • Forgive anyway. Love anyway. Hope anyway. -BMK
  • Help me, Lord, Sustain me, Lord. -Nancy A. Ferguson
  • “Be still and know that He is God.” (Psalm 46:10)  -Joralyn Echols
  • Lord, let me focus on you. -Midje Kerr
  • Believe in God, He will provide. -Nancy Wyncoll
  • Peace. Patience. Purpose. Planning. Persistance. Passing. -Matthew Kinsey
  • Lord, Thy Will (not mine) be done. -Doris Delaney
  • Thy will be done. -Brian David
  • Believe in God, He will provide. -Kristina Boyesen
  • “Do not be afraid, only believe.” (Mark 5:36)   -Ethan McCardell
  • “Fear not, I will help you.” (Isaiah 41:13) -Chelsea Rose Odhner
  • Lord, forgive me for I have sinned, please make the evil spirits go away. -Garret Horigan
  • Lord, I can not, do thou. -Sandra Abele
  • This is Temporary. But God isn’t. -Michelle Chapin
  • GOD is GOD. -Peter Oboko
  • Nothing takes the Lord by surprise. -Chara Daum
  • “Lord I believe, help my unbelief.” (Mark 9:24) -Rachel Buss, Louise Loria Hanel
  • The Lord has a plan. -Karen Jorgenson Cooper
  • “For I have overcome the world.” (John 16:33) -Nancy Horigan
  • “I will be with you always.” (Matthew 28:20) -Mac Frazier
  • “I take refuge in you Lord.” (Psalm 5:11) -Michael P. Gaughan
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Daily Inspiration

"If someone possesses humility they are able to accept good from the Lord, since in that case they have been parted from self-love and the evils which stand in the way of accepting it."

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