I resembled all of these when young, but even more so now. Does that mean I got younger, or just less stressed about being me.
I had a fight last week with one of my daughters who pushed her brother and then wouldn’t own up or apologise. She was so stubborn that I had to send her to her room whilst I calmed down.
Back track 11 years to when we had her dedication at church. Whilst it was a good celebration my wife and I were a little disappointed to receive only one prophetic word: they saw her standing on a battlefield after everyone else had given up and gone home. It was an image of perseverance.
As I calmed down I realised that her stubbornness was the immature form of her gift of perseverance*.
So when I spoke to her again, I called out† who she was going to be “You know you are going to be someone who keeps on going when everyone else has given up. You are going to do…
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