Pause for Thought

Pause For Thought
Pause For Thought

Time flies, and here we are again at the beginning of Lent – a time when people try to “give things up”.

If you are stuck for a few ideas, here are some suggestions: Give up complaining – focus on gratitude; Give up pessimism – become an optimist; Give up worry – trust to Divine Providence; Give up bitterness – turn to forgiveness; Give up jealousy – pray for trust; Give up pettiness – become mature; Give up gloom – enjoy the beauty that’s all around you; Give up sin – turn to virtue; Give up hatred – return good for evil; Give up giving up – hang in there!

Rev Peter Hunt, St Mary’s, Oldcotes.