Reginald dropped out of high school to pursue his musical aspirations. It seems this was a good decision. In 2013, Billboard ranked him as the most successful male artist of all-time. He is a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He is the winner of multiple Academy Awards, Grammy Awards, and Tony Awards. He has had nine #1 hits, and 57 of his songs have made the top 40. And Reginald has sold over 300 million records.
I’m sure you’ve heard of Reginald, right? Perhaps it would help if I told you his stage name.
Reginald was a high school drop-out. For that, he might be considered a failure. And that would put him in good company. “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God” (Romans 3:23).
Like Reginald, you have a past. And that leaves you with just two option. You can let your past define you or you can let your Savior deliver you. This happens in three simple steps.
Step 1: Look in – Embrace what is within you.
Step 2: Look up – Behold what is above you.
Step 3: Look forward – Celebrate what is in front of you.
Recovery Step: Look up, not down; look ahead, not back.