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Psalm 27:14 “Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord!”

No, no, no…I don’t want to wait. I know I can do it now. 

I’ve been told not to pray for patience because that’s when the trial really pile up. 

Stamina, endurance, stick-to-it-iveness, hmm…that’s a good one.

Merriam-Websters says stick-to-it-iveness means dogged perseverance or tenacity. 

I like that, I want to be tenacious for what God wants me to be, for what He wants me to do. 

That means I have to wait and work while waiting. Work to prepare, acquire skills, hone the craft I believe He put in my heart to pursue. 

When will be it ready? When will it be good enough? When will I be good enough?


He says I am good enough. He says I am strong. He says I am His (John 17:24). He says all things are possible through Christ (Phil 4:13). 

So, I’ll be tenacious. I’ll take courage. I’ll be strong. I’ll prepare. I’ll be ready when He says so.

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This is the October writing challenge from Five Minute Friday. The plan is to successfully post everyday. We write for five minutes (unedited and that’s a challenge) and stop. Visit FMF to see more posts. 

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