“Bad times, hard times, this is what people keep saying; but let us live well and times shall be good. We are the times: such as we are, such are the times.”
Life is overwhelming. Most of us have so much going on right now we feel pulled a million and one different ways.
Did I send that email? My test is coming up better study! Why are people being treated that way? Did I forget to call that person back? Why is there so much hatred?
We can’t seem to catch a mental break. So what do we do? Well I know the first thing I seem to do is blame the times.
Because my head says, “If I blame the environment; it’s definitely not my fault.”
It’s easy to blame the times in which we live for how we live.
Yet, this is not what the Bible tells us nor what our hearts remind us of on the daily.
“Do not conform to the patterns of this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind.”
Today, I encourage you to not blame the times for where you are at. Focus on using your free will to change the times for the better.
When the world seems unjust; show others mercy.
When the world is cruel; shower others with love.
When the world breeds fear; live with courage.