The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith and the beginning of faith is the end of anxiety.
Imagine you have extreme debt. If your loan agency declares, “All your debt is paid,” who benefits from this – you or the loan agency? So it is with forgiveness – the “debtor” needs it more than the “debt” forgiver. When you forgive, in effect you’re vowing that all debts are cleared.
For the first few months of a new year our minds tend to reflect on goals recently set. Maybe you can relate to feelings of joy in knowing you are on track with some a little anxiety about others that appear a more daunting and frustration at realizing a few might not be met.
My earliest recollections are of playing with those little green army men. I loved every minute of it. As I grew, that love and desire for the military never diminished.
A quick internet search of the word “Thanksgiving” informs us that this great American holiday revolves around food, Family and football.