I am helpless … but not hopeless !

I feel helpless; I have felt helpless; I know I am helpless; but, I try; I get involved; I worry; I distance myself; I cry; I write; I fuss; I fume; I become angry; I cry; I have no answers; I have no power, but I think I do; I try to forget it and put it out of my mind; It’s not my business; but isn’t it? Am I my brother’s keeper? I don’t think so; but I want the best for all my brothers and sisters-shouldn’t I?


Two people are better than one.
    They get more done by working together.
If one person falls,
    the other can help him up.
But it is bad for the person who is alone when he falls.
    No one is there to help him.  Ecclesiastes 4:9-10  International Children’s Bible

I may be helpless; but I am not hopeless! A friend sent the following to me today. It spoke to me; it reminded me from whom all help comes; I can’t-but with God-all things are possible! 

Happy Day, My Child !

Rejoice! For I have made this day for you!  Psalm 118:24
You have been blessed in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ.  I chose you before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in My sight. Ephesians 1:4
Trust in Me with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding and I will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6
Since I am for you, who can be against you?  Romans 8:31
Who or what shall separate you from My love?  Shall trouble or hardship? No, never! Romans 8:35
I will tend to you like a shepherd does his flock.  I will gather you in my arms and carry you close to My heart. Isaiah 40:11
When you are tired and weary, come to Me, and I will give you rest.  Matthew 11:28
Whatever yoke you are under, I will free you from it.  I will redeem you with an outstretched arm and with mighty acts of judgment.  You are mine, and I am Your God.  Exodus 6:6-7
I will keep you from all harm and watch over your life always.  Psalm 121:7-8
It is My prayer that you may grasp how wide and long and high and deep My love is for you.  Ephesians 3:17-19
I AM always with you-take my hand.
Love, Dad, Your Heavenly Father
The Serenity Prayer
The full text of the original Serenity Prayer written by Reinhold Niebuhr 1926
GOD, grant me the serenity

to accept the things
I cannot change,

Courage to change the
things I can, and the
wisdom to know the difference.

Living one day at a time;
Enjoying one moment at a time;
Accepting hardship as the
pathway to peace.

Taking, as He did, this
sinful world as it is,
not as I would have it.

Trusting that He will make
all things right if I
surrender to His Will;

That I may be reasonably happy
in this life, and supremely
happy with Him forever in
the next.


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