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;

informal stick-to-it-iveness;

formal 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.

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mrjoe

I have a family. I work with families. That's why I write about family. I'm a kidmin pastor by day, writer by night, delivery man for my wife's floral design business, and a picture-taker dude 24/7.


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