Fighting tired

“Even when there was no reason for hope, Abraham kept hoping.” Romans 4:18

“The Lord has given me a strong warning not to think like everyone else does.” Isaiah 8:11

“But when you ask him, be sure that your faith is in God alone. Do not waver, for a person with divided loyalty is as unsettled as a wave of the sea that is blown and tossed by the wind.” James 1:6

“Yet God has made everything beautiful for its own time. He has planted eternity in the human heart, but even so, people cannot see the whole scope of God’s work from beginning to end.” Ecclesiastes 3:11

“Therefore, strengthen your feeble arms and weak knees.” Hebrews 12:12

“Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me. Your rod and your staff protect and comfort me.” Psalms 23:4

“Now all glory to God, who is able, through his mighty power at work within us, to accomplish infinitely more than we might ask or think.” Ephesians 3:20

“The Lord himself will fight for you. Just stay calm.” Exodus 14:14

Fighting tired. But as I listened to this song that my sister sent me, I saw in my mind two images. In the first, I saw a scene from the Lord of the Rings- Lady Galadriel’s bare feet, walking with grace and ease. In the second, my face was in profile, with a mountain in the background waiting to be conquered. The amazing thing is, my face held no fear, defeat or discouragement. This was my destiny and I knew without a doubt that I could take it on.

I’m not there yet, but I will be.

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