Don’t waste the gift of life on past regrets and future fears! There are far better uses of our time and energy than wasting them dwelling on failures and fears.
Focus on past regrets leads us into the pit of guilt and depression. Focus on future fears can paralyze us with anxiety and distress. These are disabling emotions that cripple our effectiveness for God and others.
We must see these feelings as intruders and thieves intent on stealing joy from our lives.
- For our regrets, God offers forgiveness and the healing comfort of His presence and promises (I John 1:9; II Corinthians 1:3-4).
- For our fears, God invites us to trust him at all times and pour out our hearts to him (Psalm 62:8;Hebrews 4:14-16).
I am not suggesting that we ignore the past or become cavalier about the…
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