5 Reasons Why I Choose to Stay Content / 5 Positive Affirmations


1. Because no one can change the past, but I can change my present

Whatever mistakes I made are made. I can do nothing at this point to change them, so why should I be stuck on the past?

2. Because God’s mercies are new every morning (Lamentations 3:22-23)

If God can renew his mercies every morning, I can renew my positivity and forgive anyone (even myself) every morning.

3. Because I’m grateful for the blessings I have

I have a roof over my head, clothes on my back, and breath in my lungs. Those three things combined are a hazy dream for some, so it should be more than enough for me.

4. Because I am loved

God above all else cherishes me and loves me dearly (John 3:16) and I am loved by my family. It is an immense blessing to have people in the world who genuinely adore you.

5. Because I am valuable

Despite the many mistakes i’ve made and will make in the future, I am not defined by them. God has a plan for my life (Jeremiah 29:11) and he would not continuously put breath in my lungs day after day if there wasn’t a reason he wanted me to continue living.

What are some reasons why you choose to be content?

32 thoughts on “5 Reasons Why I Choose to Stay Content / 5 Positive Affirmations

    1. I’m so sorry to hear that. I know it can be hard to find contentment in what seems like nothing but problems. I hope in the midst of all of it you can find that one thing that brings you comfort. You can always find contentment in hope!xx Thank you for reading!


  1. This is a great post. I personally cannot say I am content with my life for the time being but I am certainly working on that. One of the things I am content with are some of the people in my life who have reached out to me in my time of need when I was least expecting it. It was a pleasant surprise and I know I will not take those people for granted anymore.

    Meg x | the-writeblog.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. It’s awesome that you have people like that who don’t leave you at your lowest. People like that are hard to come by & should be held close! Cling to hope that things will get better with your life & I know you will find contentment soon after! Thanks for reading Meg! Xx


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