I just finished reading an encouraging article from Tony Snow, and I wanted to pass some of it on:
Here is a short inventory: Faith matters. Prayers heal. Love overcomes.
People want to do g
ood for others; they just need excuses.
Fear is a waste of time. The worst that can happen is that we’ll die — which happens to everybody, anyway. Until the Grim Reaper comes knocking, we’re alive.
We can count our hardships, but not our blessings.
Life does not revolve around us. It envelops us.
There is no condition that someone else has not already overcome.
Nothing makes one feel more alive than the prospect of death and the requirement that one fight for the things that give life its richness, meaning and joy.
He found he was facing cancer, and instead of running from it, he took some advice about being optimistic and chose to fight it and learn from it. Christians can take a lot away from this…