Good Morning Friends!
No, the title of this post does not indicate a pregnancy test LOL!
We've all seen these little signs on batteries and electronics that require them. And we all know if you put them in wrong, whatever it is you're using the batteries for will not work. We are also aware that the + indicates a positive charge and the - a negative one.
We all have bad moments or even bad days. Heck some of us can attest to bad months or even not so good years. But in all of those times, there is always something to be grateful for, something positive.
For instance, in 2004 my daughter was suffering toxemia with a risky pregnancy, and on moderate bed rest, my grandfather died and we had to put our long-time pet down. On top of all that, an auto accident plunged me into a depression unlike I'd known before. The doctor termed it "situation induced."
Definitely a negative year and yet, God in HIS mercy blessed our lives with a beautiful baby girl!
2009 was another bad year. My husband was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, the easiest form of cancer to cure with the best rate of no re-occurrence. The minus side to that was he had a bad heart. You all know the story, on August 18th his heart succumbed to the added strain of chemo therapy. It simply stopped and he went home to the Lord.
By far the worst year of my life! But God.... (yes, there is something good) .... God blessed me with a brand new grandson!
In this life there will always be instances of negative circumstances that can knock us to our knees and, if not properly processed, can render us down and out for sometime. However, circumstances are not the only things that can drain the positivism right out of us.
People can too.
Much like a bad alternator can kill a perfectly good battery, negative people can exhaust us emotionally and spiritually until there is nothing left. We've all known (or know) folks like this. 'Negative Nellie's' or 'Energy Suckers' that siphon our emotions, and suck the very life out of our soul until we either join up and become one of them, or we shut them out of our life.
Neither is the best way to handle these type of folks.
Do what you can do to help, know when your hands are tied and yet continue to pray for them. Send them little messages of hope whenever possible, and do your best not to add to their misery, but surround them thoughts of light and love while nurturing your own emotional and spiritual health.
Protect your energy systems by prayer and clearing. Ask God and Archangel Michael to cut cords of negativity that have attached themselves to you. Meditate on Peace, Love and Joy.
In other words, do your best and let God do the rest.
Something to think about!
"Inspirational with an Edge!"
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