Do you ever get the blues or have one of those down in the dumps kind of days? When we get the blues we tend to lose perspective. Sometimes we get to thinking that everything is bad. And we get to thinking it will never get better. That’s not true. Look back over your life. There have been mountains and valleys, ups and downs, highs and lows. You have not stayed in one place. Ups and downs are part of the natural flow of life. Every mountain has a top, and every problem has a lifespan. The Psalmist understood that when he says, “Weeping tarries for the night, but joy comes in the morning.” One day, one moment, one mood doesn’t make your whole life. This too shall pass. The hardest day of the week for me is Monday. Sundays are such a high. I have a week of studying, praying, and preparing for Sunday. Sundays are great and wonderful, but then Monday comes. I’m tired and I hear the complaints from Sunday and it’s a downward slope. But it doesn’t last because I know Sunday is coming. I don’t define my life by my mood on Monday. There are blue Mondays and black Fridays. They are apart of life, but there are also resurrection Sundays. That is a part of life, too. The next time you get down in the dumps and blue, remember, this too shall pass.
– Dr. Tim Thompson