thought of the day

The Apostle Paul says in Romans, “Do not be overcome by evil, overcome evil with good.” When he writes this, he is experiencing the worst of humanity and yet his faith drives him to believe that it will get better. Sometimes it seems like it just won’t get better or that the world around us is so bad that it will inevitably overcome us. It will not. Think of your own life, for all the pain, there has been also a great deal of good.

Helen Keller said, “Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of overcoming it.” She ought to know…