Have you ever had ‘one of those days’? You know, those days where everything that can go wrong goes wrong, and you wished you were back at home in bed? I think we all have. If you’re having a day like that today, perhaps this week’s Calvin and Hobbes comic strip will bring a smile to your face.
I’ve also included a hope-filled inspirational Psalm that I pray will encourage you as well:
“1 For the choir director: A psalm of the descendants of Korah. As the deer pants for streams of water, so I long for you, O God. 2 I thirst for God, the living God. When can I come and stand before him? 3 Day and night, I have only tears for food, while my enemies continually taunt me, saying, “Where is this God of yours?” 4 My heart is breaking as I remember how it used to be: I walked among the crowds of worshipers, leading a great procession to the house of God, singing for joy and giving thanks — it was the sound of a great celebration! 5 Why am I discouraged? Why so sad? I will put my hope in God! I will praise him again — my Savior and 6 my God! Now I am deeply discouraged, but I will remember your kindness — from Mount Hermon, the source of the Jordan, from the land of Mount Mizar. 7 I hear the tumult of the raging seas as your waves and surging tides sweep over me. 8 Through each day the LORD pours his unfailing love upon me, and through each night I sing his songs, praying to God who gives me life. 9 “O God my rock,” I cry, “Why have you forsaken me? Why must I wander in darkness, oppressed by my enemies?” 10 Their taunts pierce me like a fatal wound. They scoff, “Where is this God of yours?” 11 Why am I discouraged? Why so sad? I will put my hope in God! I will praise him again — my Savior and my God!” (Psalm 42, NLT).
Calvin & Hobbes (c) 2015 Bill Waterson.