Brag not just in your victories, but also in your defeats
For the entire world is full of sunny days
and if we are wont to announce our cloudy ones,
people should consider themselves broken
if they happen meet a tinge of shade.
We are not always champions,
it is natural to hit points of exhaustion.
So, the higher up you go, make sure to
lets others know
that you too get low
as you sprout up and grow
I’m always amazed by risk takers.
Some who know what they are getting into, others just dive in blind.
Of course, it’s good to be safe, but breaking down borders,
exceeding expectations, pushing the envelope beyond where the safety net lies.
These are the dreamers, these are the inspirers
these are the scouts, the trailblazers, and the visionaries
I am so grateful for all of them,
for because of them I see through the hedges,
to a bright view of tomorrow.
How lovely it is!
You were the fat kid?
So was I.
I’ve heard all the insults,
Now I devour them
a la mode,
with a slice of pie.
You can too!
Remember, sometimes it’s okay to run
when the building is burning down,
you don’t say, “I’m gonna stare this fire down,”
you get the heck outta there.
Be brave but be sensible.
The Spirit is wise and kind,
if He wants you facing down giants, you’ll take them down
If He wants you gone, just go.
No shame in that.
Time is a game of Jenga
Even if you could take out a bit of the past,
how do you know it is not a supporting structure
upon which many other blocks rest?
How terrible would it be to take out one unsavory element
only to see everything else come toppling down
in its absence?
We are who we are: finite creatures caught up
in the gears of time,
yet we relish in the knowledge that one day
Time itself will dissolve and its whole game will be packed up
and taken away,
by the One who began it all.
So, God teach me to play the game well, to move onward,
to lean on your for peace and guidance
when the game really seems to hard to win.
It’s good to have a cheerleader
It’s even better to have teammates,
for we cannot win this game alone.
Some people think we will be raptured out
when times get back.
Some people think we will have to face the darkness
til the night is through.
Both have argue fairly compelling arguments.
The fact remains, today, we will have seasons
where we experience both:
seasons where we must face the giants
and seasons we are saved from them.
I guess the main question is, do we have faith enough in God
that He will sustain us no matter what occurs?