Thursday's Thought

A Weekly Inspirational Message

"Something to help you through the remainder of the week."

Thursday, March 22, 2007

It's Up to Me

Some years ago while going through one of those trying times that is part of living, I posted the following thought on my office wall: "It's up to you to have a good day." It reminded me that it's not up to others to make my day. A good day does not depend on people, events, or things. It's my attitude that determines whether I have a good day or a bad day.

With the right attitude I can:

Be joyful when enduring trials.

Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance.

James 1:2-3

Have joy in suffering for what is right.

But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed.

1 Peter 3:14

Be joyful with another who has reason to rejoice.

Rejoice with those who rejoice.

Romans 12:15


Have a good day!

Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice!

Philippians 4:4

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