It’s been said that 80% of success is just showing up. I second that. The most important characteristic of overcomers is persistence. The next is the hope that change is possible. I believe you have what it takes to be an overcomer.
Since you’re reading this, you’re probably an overcomer. I say that because you took action to get here. This post didn’t fly in your front door, nest in your hair overnight, patiently wait while you snored, then shock you when you looked in the bathroom mirror this morning.
“What is that???”
Overcomers Are Doers
That didn’t happen. This message didn’t find you, you found it. Which means you were looking for something. Even if it wasn’t a message about staying the course or believing in things you can’t see, you were doing, acting, seeking, pursuing.
Overcomers are doers. When we’re not certain how to be, we move. Shake the sand off our sandals and go or try something else.
You’re here. Check your shoes. Are they covered in sand or kinda on the cleaner side?
That’s what I thought.
Endurance Happens in Days, Minutes, and Seconds
Endurance is a day-by-day or even minute-by-minute decision. I remember moments of excruciating pain when constant conversation with Christ ticked off one second at a time because that was all I could bear.
And the pain passed. Eventually.
In times like these, showing up is critical. I was there, but needed help to make it to the next second. I called on Jesus. He showed up.
Believe That You’ll Find What You Seek
Those who endure have hope that something different is possible. Of course it is! You’re still investigating, peeking around corners, and upending stacks of the usual looking for what you know is there somewhere. That’s why you’re reading this.
You will find “it” because you keep showing up.
- Heart, or stick-to-it-iveness, keeps looking because you have hope.
- Something in your soul still sings that it exists and it’s there for me.
- You believe you can.
- Because Jesus promised.
- His promises are true.
- And His promise is for you.
How to Be An Overcomer
Show up and keep trying. Even the tiniest step is still movement.
Believe in your heart that your hope is based on something real.
Some things grow bigger the more you use them. Like hope, and faith.
With every new discovery you realize that there is still MORE.
Keep peeking, seeking and upending.
You are an overcomer.
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