Category Perseverance

Going on Glimpses

Have you ever driven in the dark in a thick fog or snow storm, a time when visibility is greatly reduced?  When seeing just a glimpse of the familiar, a road sign or a landmark, reassures you that you are going the right direction. Have you ever pondered how great the encouragement is from the […]

Provision Along the Path

Will things work out?  When will things come together?  How will ends meet?   What is going to happen next?  What if…?  What if…?  What if…? Do any of these questions run through your mind? Do you face doubt, fear, and uncertainty as you stand along your path in life looking forward at what lies ahead?  […]

Embrace the Encounter

Yesterday I went to the dentist.  Time for my six month cleaning.  No problem.  I got this.  No wait, not really. Lately, I have had this personal challenge presented to me.  Let’s call it a God theme, a reoccurring message which emphasizes something I feel personally convicted to work on.  For me, the theme is […]

Encouragement Within the Struggle

Struggles stink.  There is no amount of scent that can cover up the odor of a time of trial.  We naturally do not want to gravitate towards or slowly marinate in troubles.  I think most of us would rather avoid or fix what pains us as quickly as possible. How do we find encouragement in […]

Persevering Through the Pruning

Do you like to have the correct answer?  Do you like to be right? I like to have the right answers.  I like to know what to do when.  I like the gold stars, the affirmation, the recognition, the satisfaction, and the achievements that come from it.  If something goes wrong, I like to know […]