a Picture of Perseverance

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Here’s what the Thesaurus lists as synonyms of perseverance:

persistence,

tenacity,

determination,

staying power,

indefatigability,

steadfastness,

purposefulness;

patience,

endurance,

application,

diligence,

dedication,

commitment,

doggedness,

assiduity,

tirelessness,

stamina;

intransigence,

obstinacy;

informalĀ stick-to-it-iveness;

formalĀ pertinacity.

This day, over 15 years ago, my son ran this race as was in last place. He was in last place, yet he just kept running as if he were striving for first. He finished and gained the respect and applause of the crowd watching the race. 1 Corinthians 9:24 says to run to win. This day he did.

Author: mrjoe

When I'm not busy with my churchy duties, I write, make deliveries for my wife's flower shop, and snapping pics with my iPhone.


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