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Meditate on These Things

8 Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy—meditate on these things. 

Philippians 4: 8

I’ve been struggling with hatred. Today the Ragtag Daily Prompt was Viral and I wrote about hate being a virus. I realized as I was writing how much I hate a certain political leader and how it is eating me up.

Every time I log into Facebook I see posts about him both good and bad. I feel a kinship with the folks who hate him and I want to scream when I read posts that support him.

What today’s daily prompt made me realize was that hate was having a negative impact on my spirit. Hate lingers. It has a way of taking on a life of its own and it taints how you view everything. There is nothing good that comes from hate.

There is, however, something to be said for goodness and all that it encompasses. In Philippians Chapter 4, Paul’s letter to the Christians in Philippi, he encourages them to stand-fast, be gentle, thankful, anxious for nothing, and to rejoice.

There is wisdom in Paul’s words. Focussing on all things good can only yield positive results. Good for mind, spirit, body, and soul. So, I will try to set aside hate and turn to goodness. I will meditate on these things.

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