Caleb’s life is a wonderful example of the advantages of beginning again. Despite wandering in the wilderness for forty years because the other Israelites would not believe God, Caleb made the best of an adverse situation. He had many opportunities to give up and quit, but he did not. He embraced the opportunity to begin again. God finally blessed him to come into a new beginning in the Promise Land after spending forty years in the wilderness.

You might be saying to yourself, “What’s the use of beginning again?” Well, beginning again has many benefits. In spite of the storm you have endured, decide to begin again today. Even when the odds are stacked high against you, God wants to do a new thing in your life. With your determination and God’s help, you can begin again. Ask God to help you begin again today!

This except is from the book Great Peace for New Beginnings.