Be Kind To Your Tomorrow Self
Come Alive Bible - Page 1712:
JESUS CHRIST stepped across the portals of eternity onto the stage of time to demonstrate to us the proper use of time. He was time-conscious. As a child, He said, "I must be about my Father's business." "My time is not yet come..." was a statement frequently on His lips. We need to gain His perspective and appreciation for time. Swiss Clock: When as a child, I laughed and talked Time crept When as a youth, I dreamed and talked Time ran When I became a full grown man Time ran When older still I grew Time flew Soon I shall find in traveling on Time gone.
I. DON'T RELIVE YESTERDAY WITH BITTERNESS THAT STAINS TODAY
Evidence of time misspent: 7 1/2 billion sleeping pills per year, 19 million shaky hands each night reach for help. 11 million Aspirin, 7 1/2 Billion headaches. That's 50 headaches/head/year.
Two factors that can cause this bitterness: Glory behind. Don't live like a peacock whose glory is behind.
Guilt behind. In marriage counseling, I find many things that are causing problems happened three or more years ago. Rear-mirror.
II. DON'T WASTE TODAY BY WORRYING ABOUT TOMORROW
Don't rush by today to get to tomorrow. Even in Sanskrit, it is noted: "Look well to this one day, for it and it alone is life. In the brief course of this one day lie all the verities and realities of your existence; the pride of growth, the glory of action, the splendor of beauty. Yesterday is but a dream and tomorrow is but a vision. Yet, each day, well lived, makes every yesterday a dream o ...
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