Cinderella was basically a maid for her stepmother and stepsisters. It doesn't matter where you start, you can still have a happy ending. Romans 8:28 says We know that God makes all things work together for the good of those who love Him and are chosen to be a part of His plan. Even though life will throw you some difficult times, God promises that he is working for your good. Sometimes you have to wait for things to turn around. Joseph from the Old Testament was sold as a slave by his brothers, then he was wrongfully accused of assault and thrown into prison, but he became second in charge in Egypt. No matter how long you have to wait, the ultimate good thing, eternal life with God, is waiting for you.
Fevr.net has a series of short articles on New Year's Resolutions - You can find them here. The first one challenges us to work out our priorities. In Matthew 22 someone asked Jesus what the most important commandment is, verses 37-39 are his answer: Love the Lord your God with all your heart, soul, and mind. This is the first and most important commandment. The second most important commandment is like this one. And it is, Love others as much as you love yourself. So basically, your New Year's Resolutions could be:
People are like Christmas baubles - they're fragile. Christmas can be a time of great joy, but it can be a time of great pain too. Consider the following scenarios:
Short and sweet inspirations for Christian teen girls.