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It Only Gets Better From Here

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Sometimes life not only overtakes us but threatens to suffocate us as well. That’s when one thing after another happens and then happens again. This great post shows that we can change our lives by changing our thinking aka ‘it only gets better from here’! Do I hear an amen? Amen!

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He was staggering the campgrounds scratching his scalp, aimless and with a most worried look on his face. His name was was David and within the first few minutes (sometimes seconds) he would explain to whomever he met that his wife was murdered and his son committed suicide one week after. Those events occurred two years ago, I would later learn, but when he spoke of it you could tell it was the only thing ever really on his mind and present.

In the previous week from now he’d been robbed, beaten severely and left in a state of disarray. The cops had dropped him to stay at the campgrounds for free and sleep in a new tent someone had just given him. He was just hired for a job he was about to begin but still mentally quite exhausted and distraught.

After listening to his story and his explanation…

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Author: galeweithers

Barbadian mother of teenager; lover of laughter; happy to follow God's lead to be a rainbow in the lives of others.

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