Five Minute Friday: tomorrow

I’ve spent my life equal parts dreading tomorrow and living for tomorrow. Both are unhealthy.

The fear which would defer all change, which shrinks from what will come, does not belong to the one whose Savior has assured her of the victory.

So too is it unhealthy to ignore today in the hope that tomorrow will be better. The future is no panacea for all hurts, and I am not assured the things I have at times confidently expected: life events coming in appropriate, timely order to land me where I want to be.

No. Earthly tomorrows may be quite unlike what we expect, whether we expect good or ill. But there are things of which we are sure.

1. There will be an end of earthly tomorrows.

2. There is something beyond earthly tomorrows.

3. If we are in Christ, He who has called us is faithful, and He will keep us through all our todays and all our tomorrows — and beyond them.


Today Kate Motaung’s Five Minute Friday prompt is “tomorrow.” Use the button above to find other writers writing on this topic, and to join your voice to theirs.

©2015 by Stacy Nott

4 thoughts on “Five Minute Friday: tomorrow

  1. bren57 says:

    Love this bite-sized thought, that offers a feast for pondering. I continue to love your writing, but most of all your mind and heart, Stacy.


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