Can you believe that Roman Holiday celebrates its 70th anniversary this year? This film is about the impact and cost of fame on the personal lives of those caught in the spotlight.
To a lesser degree, we all experience this as we progress through life.
Success can come from sport, academics, business or other endeavours; but how do you handle things when they go pear-shaped?
The issue comes down to where we place our worth and identity.
Suppose you put your trust in the accolades of others and in achieving goals. In that case, this will lead to eventual disappointment and depression.
As seen throughout the Bible, the solution is to place your trust in the Lord for worth.
If all you do is done for the Lord's honour, regardless of how mankind responds to it or how how successful you are, God will be there to encourage you.