Think: "You think you can, You think you can, You think you can" & one day say: "You thought you could, You said you could, You knew you could" & thus, at least: you thought you did.


Dear Husband,  

When you’re struggling, when you need a friend, when you are at an impasse and don’t know what to do;

When we can’t seem to come to an agreement, when I don’t understand your point of view, and you can’t see mine;

I don’t stop caring.  I’m believing in something.  I’m believing for the best in you.


Dear Children,

When you make mistakes, when you behave inappropriately or do the wrong thing, even when I discipline you, even when you think I’m disappointed in you;

Believe me, I’m seeing something.  I’m seeing growth.  I’m believing for the best in you.


Dear Mother,

When you feel alone, when you feel run down, when you’re hesitant to change, yet ready to move forward; I’ll be your cheerleader.  I’ll be your backup.  I’m believing for the best in you.  


Dear Sisters,

When we’re far apart, When we feel like we can’t relate, I have faith in our relationships; I’ll never doubt us.  I’m believing for the best in you.


Dear Brothers,

When we’re disconnected, when we have failures to communicate or forgive or see eye-to-eye, it’s okay, we’ll make it through; I’ll never stop having hope for reconciliation.   If you get weary, I’ll keep the faith for you.  I’m believing for the best in you.


Dear Friend,

When your life seems to be falling apart around you; When you feel like you have let me down; When I try to help but I’m not sure my efforts do any good; I won’t stop trying.  I’m believing for the best in you.


Dear Stranger,

When you need a helping hand; when a handout is not what you need, but a hand up, I won’t look down on you.  I won’t judge you for your past.  I won’t make assumptions about your situation.  I’m believing for the best in you.


Dear Self,

When I start dwelling over failures, when I judge myself by my past mistakes, I will stop.  I will forgive.  I will do better.  I will look at you the way God does.  He’s believing for the best in you.  


Double Talk Quote: two days before summer camp, Me to Mica: “So…Are you excited?”  Mica (enthusiastically):  “Um-hum!” (pause) “About what?”  (I guess she’s just excited in general!)

Bible Verse:  “Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.” 2 Corinthians 5:17

Word that has Lost its meaning: disbelief

Relatable Lyrics:  Believing For The Best In You by Stormie Omartian

“After all I’ve said to try and change your mind,

Are you still gonna doubt my words?

You can tell me your failures and point out your flaws – I don’t hear you…

…I’m believing for the best in you.”

Comments on: "Believing for the Best in You" (19)

  1. This is really honest and lovely. I believe for the best in you!

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  2. ❤ ❤ ❤ Love never stops being patient, never stops believing, never stops hoping, love never gives up.
    1 Cor 13:7
    Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, is not easily angered, it keeps NO account of wrongs.

    17Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away. Behold, the new has come! 18All this is from God, who reconciled us to Himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation
    2 Cor 5:18

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  3. Grandma said:

    Your daddy REALLY liked that song! I remember when it came out and he heard it.

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  4. This was a beautiful post!

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  5. So love this, beautifully written ❤

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  6. I too love this post; it’s just gorgeous, Michelle – I especially appreciate how you come up with such creative, inspiring ways to write about your life. (I’ll never forget that Mommy Resume!!!!)

    The format you use here is so awesome and fresh – just like you! (“Fresh” in a good way, like “fresh as a daisy” — not in a snarky way, LOL!)

    I’m sending you love & strength always, from someone who is truly belieivng for the best in YOU! ❤️

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  7. p.s. what a hilarious quote from Mica! 😜

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  8. faithfulwalkinprogress said:

    Sweet words and like your style ❤️

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  9. […] Talk Quote:  I love all of you with all my heart ❤  I am believing the best in […]


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