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3 Black Friday Recovery Tips

Posted on Friday, November 29, 2013 in Uncategorized

Stressed? Shaking?
Angry? Frustrated?
Disappointed?

Millions of shoppers drive recklessly, hunt hopefully, relate rudely, and waiting impatiently. For shoppers, shop-owners and employees alike Black Friday is day we need recovery.

3 Black Friday Recovery Tips

StopBlack Friday Recovery Tip #1 – Stop: Stop believing a gift will make you more lovable. Stop hoping. Stop trying. You are always a lovable person. Our Creator knows what we truly need, all efforts to define ourself that exclude our Creator are doomed to fail. Stop.

Dan Adler’s song All I Need is You is a wonderful reminder of what’s really going to bring us hope and satisfaction in life.

All I need is You, Jesus, all I need is You
You are the source of all I need. All I want is You

WrongWayBlack Friday Recovery Tip #2 – Wrong Way: Don’t think that any amount of presents or piles of money spent to buy the “right” gift will make you a better person. You are never more capable than we are right now, that’s how our Creator designed us.

All I want is You, Jesus, All I want is You.
You are the Source of all I need. All I want is You

At the core of our longing for hope is our hope for love and acceptance.
Trying the gain approval is a seductive trap: “I hope she loves it!” is the wrong way.

OneWayBlack Friday Recovery Tip #3 – One Way: No amount of human approval or amazing bargain-shopping ability, or failed attempts can alter that truth. You are always a worthwhile person because your Creator designed you that way.

There is only One Way to really find our true value.

My only Hope is You, Lord, my only hope is You
You are the Source of all I need. My only Hope is You

Dan Adler’s song All I Need is You is a wonderful reminder of what’s really going to bring us hope and satisfaction in life, if you must spend money today it’s a 99-cent soul-refreshing purchase.

 

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  1. Thanks for the gentle reminder!

  2. A reminder for us both!

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