Or so I'm informed by one of my favorite colleagues, Pastor Glen VanderKloot from Faith Lutheran Church in Springfield, Illinois. Each day, Glen shares inspirational pieces via email. More on how you can subscribe below. But first, a bit on 'National Get Over It Day.'
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Today is National Get Over it Day!
Because everyone has something to get over!
What's `Get Over It Day' all about?
No one is happy every day of their life.
Not an American idol, not a desperate housewife.
Not MVP athleties, not Oscar winner stars
Not rich CEOs, not the beautiful people.
We all have issues; all lives contain stress.
At some point we are all an emotional wreck.
There are people to get over in everyone's life.
It's part of life.
It will help you grow stronger.
You can wallow in your problems,
Or you can choose to be strong.
It is time to say:
I'm moving on! It's done!
I'm getting over it today!
THINGS TO GET OVER:
• Failed relationships
• Fears or anxieties
• Bad habits
• Embarrassing experiences
• Unrequited love
• Anything/everything you're struggling to move on from! (You know, the stuff your friends are tired of hearing you talk about all the time?)
One of the most productive ways to get over it,
is to give it to God in prayer and let God take it.
Cup your hands in front of you.
Picture in your hands what you need to get over.
Lift it up to God in prayer and give it to him.
Then open your hands and let go, really let go.
You have placed it God's hands
There is no nothing you can do about it.
No need to think about it.
No need to worry about it.
No need to obsess about it.
Let it go. Get over it.
Philippians 3:13 CEV
My friends, I don't feel that I have already arrived.
But I forget what is behind,
and I struggle for what is ahead.
Prayer: Lord, help me to give to you those things that
I need to get over. Really give them to you and then
let go and get over them today. Amen
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UPDATE: Pastor Mark D. Roberts links to this post as part of his weekly round-up of blogging. Thank you, Mark. Mark, by the way, has one of the best blogs around!