Don’t quit…don’t give up…get up…keep going…keep seeking…keep trying…believe. Here we are back to talking about attitude and perspective. Attitude is formed over a period of time by experience and observation. The things we chose to take in with our senses have significant impact on the formation of our attitudes. Things we chose to read, what we chose to listen to, etc. What is interesting here are the words…we chose, what we decide to spend our time on plays into our attitude. We can develop the courage to persevere in difficulties and tough times or we can be stagnant and let those times defeat us. To be clear none of this occurs in 140 characters or less…it takes time! My personal definition of perseverance is be patient and be persistent and believe good things will come. If you are unsure what to do about this, may I suggest a book? Start with the bible and a sincere prayer to God and as the song says, let Jesus take the wheel. Amen.
“Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance.”
(This photo was taken in August of 2016 near Arches National Park in Utah)