It Takes Courage

A life of faith is not a way to live on easy street…it takes courage, commitment and a willingness to surrender self-centered desires and trust in the Lord.  It takes courage because it is not the message you will see and hear in the world.  When you wonder if the choice of faith is really making any difference in your life or the life of others you are experiencing doubt and that is natural…what you do when doubts occur will tell you a great deal about where you are on your faith journey.  Spiritual growth comes when we “don’t know what to do about this” and we turn and pray…we give ourselves and our doubts to God and ask for His guidance as well as the ability to see and hear Him.  That takes courage…May God’s peace be with you.

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“Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be men of courage; be strong.  Do everything in love.”

1 Corinthians 16:13

(This photo was taken in August of 2016 in Glacier National Park in Montana)

About mcalcagno

Living by faith and striving to know Him and to make Him known
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