God blesses those who are persecuted for doing right, for the Kingdom of Heaven is theirs.
If you pay attention to the commands of the LORD your God that I give you this day and carefully follow them, you will always be at the top, never at the bottom.
God has given us a precious promise that we don't always have to be the "under-dog." In His power we can become a "top-cat" and have victories in a world that has tribulations and trials. He will teach us to be over comers.
And He said to His disciples, "For this reason I say to you, do not worry about your life, as to what you will eat; nor for your body, as to what you will put on. For life is more than food, and the body more than clothing."
People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
Weeping may last for the night, but a shout of joy comes in the morning.
My dogs remind me of the promised shout of joy to come with each new day. They don't fret over yesterday and don't worry about tomorrow. They wake up excited and expectant, rejoicing in their being fed and being with us. They are sad when we must be away for work or errands, but position themselves so they can look out the window ready to rejoice at our return. Though ...