Be serious! Be alert! Your adversary the devil is prowling around like a roaring lion, looking for anyone he can devour. Resist him and be firm in the faith, knowing that the same sufferings are being experienced by your fellow believers throughout the world.
Now the God of all grace, who called you to His eternal glory in Christ Jesus, will personally restore, establish, strengthen, and support you after you have suffered a little. The dominion belongs to Him forever. Amen. (1 Peter 5:8-11, Holman Christian Std Bible)
Most people I have met are focused on the past. Getting back to a time when things were easier, or cheaper, or more fun, or included someone who is now gone, or something.
The awesome people I have met, however, are focused on the future. They believe that the best hasn’t happened yet. They are planting seeds and expecting harvest. They are dancing through the fires and floods and pests and pressing on to become their most awesome selves yet.
You are them.
The people who are clawing and dragging and screaming for the past probably won’t find it. The people who are pressing for the best yet no matter the cost probably will. In fact, it will be better than they have imagined.