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For your consideration…

For those of us who were not familiar with the story, it is about three goats who wanted to cross the bridge to get to the grass on the other side. There was a troll at the bridge threatening to eat them if they crossed. The first two goats convince the troll to let them pass because the goat he really want is the last one which is much bigger. The last goat is bigger and he is prepared and he battles and defeats the troll.

Our message tells us that when we are faced with problems, fears, challenges etc., the “the grass always looks greener on the other side.” But that grass has its own issues and it does not fix what we are running away from. Indeed, we bring them with us.

We have all the tools we need to handle our life right where we stand. The only thing that holds us back is ourselves, believing in ourselves.

Today we are asked to pause, take a breath, make a plan and choose to tackle the issues that are troubling us. Consider them an opportunity to gain confidence and experience. Remember, we are not alone. We only have to turn to our Guidance ask for help and listen for solutions.

That is the HOPE. And so it is.

Bit by bit, piece by piece, HOPE by HOPE action steps anyone can take…

-Affirm…“I am loved.”

-Remember, help is always there for us 24/7.

-Drink lots of water.

-Get outdoors and take in at least 10 deep breaths.

-Believe in you.

What made me smile yesterday…

-A great class. I have them again today and can’t wait.

-A beautiful fall day.

-Texts with my girls at bedtime make me chuckle.

-A good book.

Love, Blessings and Gratitude,

Rev. Chris


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