I was going through a difficult time,and was replaying the hurt, pain, and offense over and over.
And God has the ability to get our attention when we get stuck in life–especially when it is not a healthy place we are stuck in! In my daily devotions I read Phil 3: 13:
Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead…
Then later that day, after I had recounted the depressive situation once again, a dear friend said to me:
“Life is too short to live looking in the rear view mirror.”
Is anything in your past standing in the way of your future?
Pam Farrel is an international speaker, author of 50+ books, including Discovering Joy in Philippians: A Creative Bible Study Experience and 10 Secrets of Living Smart, Savvy and Strong and 7 Simple Skills for Every Woman: Success in Keeping It All Together. — which contains this story and more to help women become unstuck and move forward in life. www.Love-Wise.com