This is true. All of it is the truth about you when you are in Christ. You don’t have to earn it - God’s grace and Jesus’s sacrifice have already paid the price in full for ALL of your shortcomings and failures. Bless yourself by speaking God’s word over yourself: “I am more than a conqueror. I am an overcomer. God is for me, who can be against me. I have nothing to fear. I am a child of God, the King of the Universe. God is faithful to me.” Believe the truth about yourself.
We always have a choice about how we will respond to whatever life hands us. It’s the old “life gives you lemons, make lemonade” adage. Often, that’s much easier said than done though... Think about this - when something bad happens, or we’re “stressed,” how often are we grumpy or sharp-tongues with someone - that would be like throwing a stone. How often do we whine and complain? How often do we use our problem as an excuse to stumble by overeating, or drinking, or just bein