It is a choice. . .

June 10, 2008

I came across a great quote sometime ago and it really hit me hard personally – and unfortunately, I could not recall where I got it from.

“Disappointments are inevitable BUT discouragement is a choice.”

How about you? Have you realized that when we are discouraged, we have already made that choice to be as such?


3 Responses to “It is a choice. . .”

  1. jonathan Says:

    “Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.”
    Proverbs 3:13

  2. oftherock Says:

    Hey Jonathan

    Thanks for the visit. Yes in times of disappointments, we need wisdom and understanding.

    God bless.

  3. andoi Says:

    kuya weylmer,

    i also read from Rick Warren’s daily PDL devotional the following line:

    I want to say something to you, and it may sound mean, but it isn’t. It’s simply truth, so I say this in love: If you’re discouraged, that’s your choice.

    We make a choice to be discouraged. We make a choice to let discouraging thoughts move freely through our minds. But, we can also make a choice to change our thoughts at any time, taking them captive in the Lord.

    just a thought to share

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