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Whenever I get an idea of something I want to write about, I send myself a text, so that I do not forget. Then, when I have the time, I move that text into a draft post. Sometimes I complete the post, and schedule it then and there … more often it sits in my draft folder, until I am searching through my drafts for something to write.

As I searched through my thirty-something draft posts, I came across the one with no name, and only the image seen above.

Originally I had intended it for Easter.

As I read, and reread, the quote, I felt more desire to complete this one now, rather than put it on ice until next Easter.

What is your worst thing?

In our world there are so many things that can knock the air from our lungs, leaving us incapable of taking our next breath.

heartaches.

failures.

disappointments.

confusion.

stress.

uncertainty.

maybe it is something you cannot even give words to.

It, whatever it is, might even leave you wanting the glory of heaven more than the mire of Earth.

But,

the fat lady is not singing,

hell has not frozen over,

the sun will rise tomorrow.

It is not over.

The resurrection of Jesus Christ showed us that our Savior can defeat death, and He offers that victory for us as well.

As bad as our worst thing, here on Earth, might be, nothing here is the end … resurrection gives us an eternity of best things.

Originally, I had intended this quote for Easter,

but

the resurrection was not originally intended for just one day, but for eternity.

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