On the TV, internet, newspaper–no matter where you turn, bad news keeps popping up. But for every piece of bad news, there’s also some good news waiting in line. Having trouble finding it? Check out these nuggets of good news each time you’re tempted to become discouraged:
Do you need to jump start your brain or create a new project? Are you facing writer‘s block? Do you want to find new creative ideas for writing an article, book, or blog? Whether you’re a seasoned writer, a wannabe just getting started, or an entrepreneur craving new ventures, here are five ways to find creative ideas and start your fingers flying:
“Oh that men would give thanks to the Lord for His goodness, And for His wonderful works to the children of men! For He satisfies the longing soul, And fills the hungry soul with goodness” (Psalm 107: 8-9 NKJV). When my father really enjoyed a meal, he would say, “I’m suffering with satisfaction.” At one time or another most of us have tried to satisfy our longings with a variety of “things”:
My greatest fear used to be that somehow I would reach the end of my life and not fulfill God’s purpose for me–that I would miss too many opportunities to serve Him, or that I would fail to reach His potential for my life. But the promise in Philippians 1:6 settled that for me.
Our convictions will be tested, and our faith will be sifted in times of difficulty. But God wants to give us courage and help us reach beyond ourselves to a strength that is greater than our own–moving from fear to faith.