Keep Your Eyes on the Road Ahead [Happiness Tip #8]

Happiness Tip

The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need tomorrow.” – Robert Tew

Happiness tip #8: Keep your eyes on the road ahead

Keep your eyes on the road ahead. Stop looking back! Trust that your struggles (past or present) have purpose, and that they are developing in you great strength for tomorrow. So let go of past disappointments and hurts and look ahead to all the wondrous possibilities that lay in store. Though you cannot know what the future holds, you can trust the One who holds the future. Fear not. Whether God leads into a valley or a mountain top, He promises to be with us and to guide us. And the best part is that every trial we’ve faced has prepared us for what lies ahead. So keep your eyes fixed on Jesus and look ahead with joyful hope and confidence. Jesus is our faithful champion who initiates and perfects our faith as we walk with Him! Look ahead . . .

We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus, the champion who initiates and perfects our faith. Because of the joy awaiting him, he endured the cross, disregarding its shame. Now he is seated in the place of honor beside God’s throne.—Hebrews 12:2 NLT

I’m not saying that I have this all together, that I have it made. But I am well on my way, reaching out for Christ, who has so wondrously reached out for me. Friends, don’t get me wrong: By no means do I count myself an expert in all of this, but I’ve got my eye on the goal, where God is beckoning us onward—to Jesus. I’m off and running, and I’m not turning back.”—Philippians 3:13-14 MSG

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him.” —Romans 15:13

Press on! Don't look back!

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