Hebrews 12:2, "fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God."

Christ looked ahead in anticipation as He endured more pain and suffering than you and I could ever imagine.  As we go through our own pain and suffering, it may not be at the level of the cross, but it is still often a time of deep hurt and loss.  Looking ahead with anticipation on how God can and will use our circumstances, can be a great source of comfort and strength in time of need.  We can not change our circumstances, but we can change the lens at which we see them.   

We can also expect joy in the morning, as we anticipate and celebration God's hands of both healing and provisions during our time of need.  God is good and His mercies endure forever.  Wherever you find yourself today, anticipate joy in the Lord.

Psalms 30:5, "For HIs anger is but for a moment, His favor is for a lifetime; Weeping may last for the night, But a shout of joy comes in the morning."

4 comments (Add your own)

1. Elisenda wrote:
I'm glad you have that all figured out. My one oqsetiun: If the time on earth is all you've got, why did you waste precious seconds replying to this post?

Thu, March 8, 2012 @ 11:21 PM

2. Bruna wrote:
I agree! Chasing after worldly sesuccs does leave you stressed out and full of discontent. You do beam with joy from the smallest act of joy to the greatest. thats the beauty of making a difference for doesn't matter "what" you do, it simply matters THAT you do. YOU, my friend are highly sesuccsful!! keep growing! keep doing for others and spreading joy and you'll continue to be flooded with great joy! thank you for commenting! {{HUGS}} @spreadingJOY

Fri, March 9, 2012 @ 6:11 AM

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