Hitchhiker’s Second Law of Emotions
On 2022.06.07, I mentioned the were two other HitchHiker Laws of Emotions. I shared the third: “Stop the PushMePullYou emotional tug of war and meet in the middle for a loving and reasonable discussion. Today we turn to the second.
Newton’s Second Law of Motion speaks to a body being acted upon by another force, where the time rate of change of its momentum equals that of the external force. This rule does not apply in the Hitchhiker’s universe. In my Second Law of Emotion, the body acted upon, especially by negative forces or stimuli, must not succumb to the negative influences or situation.
The real secret is to believe in these words; “Let not your heart faint. Do not fear or panic or be in dread of them, for the Lord your God is he who goes with you to fight for you…” (Deuteronomy 20:3-4)
More importantly, hear this instruction from our Lord Jesus Christ: “Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. John 14:1
Combine these two verses, and you have the HitchHiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’s emphatic statement when difficult situations hit: