Category: Perseverance

Trusting Him in the Dirt

We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world.

— Helen Keller —

A couple of evenings ago I took Jordy for a walk on one of my favorite stretches of the scenic bike path that rolls through our area. He sat in the wheelchair while I pushed, walked, reflected, and prayed. As most of you know, between our personal life and the life of our country, things…

Read more »

Storms and What They Make You

What is a storm? Is it a test, a challenge, an obstacle? You never really understand a storm until you are in one, but the other side of the storm, that is another thing altogether. The storm is going to cost you something, there is no getting around it. Whether it gives something back is entirely up to you.

— Rick Delmonico —

What is a storm? Is it a test, a challenge, an obstacle? You never really understand a storm until you are in one, but the other side of the storm, that is another thing altogether. The storm is going to cost you something, there is no getting around it. Whether it gives something back is entirely up to you.

Using Failure For Excellence

Those who are excellent at their work have learned to comfortably coexist with failure.

— Eric Greitens —

Those who are excellent at their work have learned to comfortably coexist with failure…

Perseverance and Purpose

A difficult time can be more readily endured if we retain the conviction that our existence holds a purpose – a cause to pursue, a person to love, a goal to achieve.

— John Maxwell —

A difficult time can be more readily endured if we retain the conviction that our existence holds a purpose – a cause to pursue, a person to love, a goal to achieve…

Perseverance and Pressing On

Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence.

— Calvin Coolidge —

Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent…

Real Faith

Faith is the only thing I know of that is stronger than fear.

— Unknown —

Faith is the only thing I know of that is stronger than fear…

Perseverance and Possibilities

It's the possibility that keeps me going, not the guarantee.

— Nicholas Sparks —

It’s the possibility that keeps me going, not the guarantee.

Moms

I believe God invented the word perseverance when mothers came onto the scene thousands of years ago.

— JMeyer —

I believe God invented the word perseverance when mothers came onto the scene thousands of years ago…