Perseverance

Unshakable Hope

I finished this post on perseverance on the 23rd of last month and was planning to post it the following day. But it seemed that I had another lesson on perseverance to learn and more paragraphs to add before I posted it.

I woke up that Monday morning and was not feeling well, but I stuck with my routine of Mary getting me dressed and out of bed at 7:30. I found it so difficult to breathe, much more difficult than usual when Mary removed my breathing mask. Still, like thousands of times before, I lied to myself about being a tough guy and surged ahead.

When Mary finally got me propped up in my wheelchair in front of my computer I couldn’t breathe, even after Mary put my breathing mask back on. I struggled even to open my eyes, which is a real problem when you control your computer’s…

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My take away this week

"When you read the biographies of world-changing men and women- whether it's Nelson Mandela or Steve Jobs- you find there's almost always an "exile" season. In other words, they experienced an apparent failure that ultimately enabled them to fulfill their purpose. The periods that seem the most unproductive often become most important. What's happening in …

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