“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith” (2 Timothy 4:7).
Paul spoke about finishing well. Throughout his life, he faced many hardships, trials, disappointments, and sorrow. Even as he wrote, Paul was imprisoned awaiting execution. As you read Paul’s writings, through all his difficulties, he had one great desire. He wanted to finish well. Someday when we near the end of our lives here on earth, we want to be able to say the same things Paul said of his fight, course, and faith.
For today: Today is the first day of the rest of your life. Begin right now to live in such a way as to finish well.