Tag Archives: Perseverance

Guatemala III: Favourite Words

Alvaro is the little dynamo I at English House in Guatemala this week. He has been in the program for less than one month and he is learning English much faster than I am learning Spanish. At lunch I asked … Continue reading

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Following Perseverance

We have looked at self-denial and taking up our crosses. Finally, we complete the call of Jesus with follow me… I’m a follower. You’re a follower. The Christian community gives a resounding YES. We follow Jesus. Well, let’s dig in … Continue reading

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Stand Firm in Hope

We are here to represent the hope and love of Jesus. Keep doing that. Until you go to meet him or he comes to meet us. You may live and die in peace or you may suffer persecution and face … Continue reading

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God is Okay With Your Struggle

God is okay with our struggle. I know you don’t want to hear that. I know. Me neither. It’s the truth, though. Jesus won’t take away every issue and obstacle we face. Then we wouldn’t need faith. And faith is … Continue reading

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Stepping up Perseverance

Perseverance is the undying focus on and commitment to our end goal. I want the end goal to be so important in my life that nothing will throw me off. I would like to run further and longer and with … Continue reading

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Guatemala X: Keep On Keeping On

The Lord wants us to be strong and courageous in the face of adversity, not because of ourselves, but because of his presence and power within us. With God, all things are possible. We need to keep on keeping on … Continue reading

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Overcoming Obstacles

When a great obstacle is placed in your way, how do you respond? Is it a sign that you should turn back? Or are you a head’s down, motor through kind of person? Closed doors are as good as open … Continue reading

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