Surviving well


surviving wellIt’s not just a matter of surviving but surviving well.

They didn’t even smell of smoke. Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego had been thrown into the fire by the despot. While inside, they walked around with Jesus and suffered no harm. King Nebuchadnezzar beckoned them out. Astonished, he forgot all about their disobedience in not bowing to his idol. He recognized that Jehovah was the only true God.

They not only survived, but they survived well. No smell of smoke on them.

Joseph survived prison well. He didn’t execute bitter revenge on his brothers who sold him into slavery.

As the years pile up, we pass through evil, wrongs perpetrated by family or friends. The challenge is not go cynical. The challenge is have the light-hearted delight for life of a child still.

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7 responses to “Surviving well

  1. Thank you for this!

  2. Great post. I have been thinking alot of “no smell of smoke” lately. When we have truly moved on (and survived) we no longer have the desire to bring past wrongs done to us to light. We wear different clothes!

  3. Just what I needed today.

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