If it isn’t obvious that we’re living in the end-times. . .just read the headlines in your local newspaper or listen to your favorite broadcast, cable or internet news source.
There’s an old Ray Charles song entitled “Born to Lose.” One refrain of the song says: “Born to lose, I've lived my life in vain; every dream has only brought me pain.”
The news media has adopted that philosophy and terminology that bad news sells a lot more than good news. The worse the news … the better in their opinion. They produce a constant stream of bad news for you to wallow in.
We’re not minimizing the troubles in the world. . .they are plentiful. . .but we don’t need to get caught in despair over what’s happening around us and to us.
There’s still a lot to be thankful for … and a lot of very good people doing miraculous things to change people’s lives for the better.
Here are seven ways to overcome troubled times.
1. Don’t RSVP to the Pity Party