A Cuppa Encouragement

Pour yourself a cup of tea (or as my New Zealand hubby says- a "cuppa") and pick one of these quotes or bible verses to meditate on when your thoughts begin to turn blue. 
Love, Meg

The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exalt over you with loud singing. - Zephaniah 3:17

Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved. - Psalm 55:22

"There is sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, put of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are messengers of overwhelming grief...and unspeakable love."- Washington Irving

"The past is behind us, love is in front and all around us."- Terri Guillements

In the proper season I will send the showers they need. There will be showers of blessing.
- Ezekiel 34:26

"Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow."- Hellen Keller

Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them?"- Rose F. Kennedy

The Lord is a stronghold for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble. And those who know your name put their trust in you, for You, oh Lord, have not forsaken those who trust in you.
-Psalm 9:9

"We turn to God for help when our foundations are shaking, only to learn that it is God who is shaking them." - Charles C. West
(This quote could sound discouraging or negative, but I believe that when God shakes our foundation He is getting the ground ready for new growth and blessings unexpected.)

"Run your fingers through my soul. for once, feel exactly what I feel, believe what I believe, perceive as I perceive, look, experience, examine, and for once; just once, understand."- Unknown