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. -Bronwen Henry
  • 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

"As long as our trials continue, we think the Lord is absent,... sometimes to the point where despair almost prevents us from believing God exists at all. But the Lord is closer then than we can possibly believe."

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