Let Your Hopes, Not Your Hurts. Shape Your Future

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For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope
Jeremiah 29:11

There are times in life that it feels like the future looks desolate. This great scripture on hope gives encouragement on my life and reminds me that God is in control. I am here to influence you today that you and I both have bright futures ahead of us. There are times when we often go astray but God always steps in on time. We cannot take today for granted, for we not know what tomorrow holds. There is hope for every one of God’s children and I am here to remind you that he has plans for each and every one us. I always tend to look back at this scripture whenever I feel the need to give up. In the past, I’ve felt like I wasn’t going to make it and like I wasn’t strong enough. I felt like I wasn’t good enough for a successful future because of what I’ve been told, but then I started praying and asking God to step in and take charge. I then began to step back and let God do his works and once I made that major step, the LORD did exactly what he said he would do. Speaking on today would’ve been a nerve wrecking assignment for me in the past, but now that my spirit of fear is gone, I have the courage to do anything I put my mind to. My speaking goals is exactly what I’m living at this very moment. They are what I’m presenting to you at this very moment. I am a strong believer in hope and having a bright future. I do believe that public speaking will get me where I need to be. Although, I’m brave enough to stand before you’ll this evening, I’m always willing to learn above just fears. Yes, getting over my fear of speaking in public was one of my main speaking goals, but remaining fearless is an even bigger one. I would love to be that woman of intelligence who can stand before an important person, whether the president or my…...

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