Saturday, January 12, 2019

Now I know what I have had...

OUTRAGE FATIGUE!
That is my picture for outrage.

No matter what side of the issue in politics you are on, I'll bet you have had some 'outrage fatigue', too, lately.

Whether you're for the wall, or against it,
or whether you blame humans for climate change or not,
or whether you're for a transgender James Bond or not,
or whether you want Trump impeached or to be your president in 2020
etc., etc., etc.,
everybody has an opinion, and those opinions are seeming to get harsher.


And I'm tired of them.

That is my picture for fatigue.


My weary soul needs a break from all the input… and from all the output.

So what should I do?

I could quit watching any and all news.
And get off Facebook.
And certainly not listen to talk radio.

Yeah.

And I could read (again) this article in PSYCHOLOGY TODAY, "A Cure for Outrage Fatigue".


And I could remember these wonderful verses in the Bible...

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”
John 16:33
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You will keep in perfect peace
    those whose minds are steadfast,
    because they trust in you.
Trust in the Lord forever,

for the Lord, the Lord himself,
is the Rock eternal.
 
Isaiah 26:3-4
 
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God is our refuge and strength,
    an ever-present help in trouble.
Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way
    and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea,
though its waters roar and foam
    and the mountains quake with their surging.
Psalm 46:1-3
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 “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me.
John 14:1

and 
 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 
 Matthew 11:28 



Those verses really help me.
I hope they help you.
And I believe they are good

for people on ALL sides of any issue.

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And there's this... 


That is all for today.

For me that is enough.

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