Let the Journey Begin: Finding God's Best for Your Life
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Powerful, life-changing messages for a vital time in life.
Graduation is a time of excitement and uncertainty. For graduates the question is, will they face the future with or without God? Let the Journey Beginrepack is filled with godly wisdom, encouragement, and guidance from bestselling and trusted author Max Lucado for students about to embark on new steps in their life journey. Graduates will be reassured that they are not alone—God is with them every step of their way.
This bestselling book will include thirty-two additional pages of new content, all consisting of excerpts, quotes, and scripture as well as an updated interior design to appeal to a new generation of graduates. Included are pages for personal goals, favorite verses of scripture, and prayers.
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energy level to rise. But, also like cocaine, it demands increasingly larger and more frequent dosages. There is a dangerous point at which anger ceases to be an emotion and becomes a driving force. A person bent on revenge moves unknowingly further and further away from being able to forgive, for to be without the anger is to be without a source of energy. That explains why the bitter complain to anyone who will listen. They want—they need—to have their fire fanned . . . Resentment is like
examining others but in examining self. Unity begins not in demanding that others change, but in admitting that we aren’t so perfect ourselves . . . The answer to arguments? Acceptance. The first step to unity? Acceptance. Not agreement, acceptance. Not unanimity, acceptance. Not negotiation, arbitration, or elaboration. Those might come later but only after the first step, acceptance. In the Grip of Grace THE MORE WE IMMERSE OURSELVES IN GRACE, THE MORE LIKELY WE ARE TO GIVE GRACE. HATRED
WILL BREAK YOUR BACK OH, THE GRADUAL GRASP OF HATRED. Its damage begins like the crack in my windshield. Thanks to a speeding truck on a gravel road, my window was chipped. With time the nick became a crack, and the crack became a winding tributary. Soon the windshield was a spider web of fragments. I couldn’t drive my car without thinking of the jerk who drove too fast. Though I’ve never seen him, I could describe him. He is some deadbeat bum who cheats on his wife, drives with a six-pack on
single moment to your life? Of course not. Worry is irrelevant. It alters nothing. When was the last time you solved a problem by worrying about it? Imagine someone saying, “I got behind in my bills, so I resolved to worry my way out of debt. And, you know, it worked! A few sleepless nights, a day of puking and hand wringing. I yelled at my kids and took some pills, and—glory to worry—money appeared on my desk.” It doesn’t happen! Worry changes nothing. You don’t add one day to your life or one
DON’T DESERVE IT. FOCUS ON THE TASK AT HAND LIFE IS TOUGH ENOUGH AS IT IS. It’s even tougher when we’re headed in the wrong direction. One of the incredible abilities of Jesus was to stay on target. His life never got off track. He had no money, no computers, no jets, no administrative assistants or staff; yet Jesus did what many of us fail to do. He kept his life on course. As Jesus looked across the horizon of his future, he could see many targets. Many flags were flapping in the wind,