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Change the Channel

You have the remote, so you can tune in to something else anytime you want.

When those thoughts of doubt, despair, fear, frustration, and regret come crashing in, don't believe them. Immediately change the channel to something more God-like and more inspirational. I know how those negative thoughts can play out in our minds. As you know, I lived there for a long time and it's such a waste of time being all sad and depressed about what coulda, shoulda, and woulda happened if we did this and that or if we didn't. My strategy now is to simply turn to something more productive that will help me, not hurt me, and to keep things moving in an upward flow. I refuse to look back. The Lord said not to look back and I trust Him completely. Our life is not behind us, it's in front of us and although we can't see everything God is going to do, at least we know we are moving in the right direction. Forward is good and backwards is stupid. 

God has so much for the ones who really believe He will do it. Jesus said, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me shall not hunger, and whoever believes in me shall never thirst" (John 6:35). That means we walk what we talk about and believe, because talking is not enough to move mountains. It's a great start and it's better than nothing, but we have to put some works behind our faith talk. That's what will really move us to the next level.

So keep the channel on the positive Godly channel, because we get great programming there.
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