S is for Strength

The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him (Psalm 28:7 NIV).

Mighty MooseRenewing the mind brings repentance—a deliberate desire to change, to turn from our old ways and embrace a better way. Repentance demands endurance or there can be no true transformation.

With endurance comes strength. What was difficult in the beginning becomes easier with time. Our efforts to exercise strengthen our bodies.

At age seven, my grandson, Zach, determined to swing, one wrung at a time, to the other on the monkey bars at the playground. I lifted him so he could grab hold of the first bar. Read More.

Next week: O is for optimistic. Read and meditate on 1 Peter 5:6-10

See you in a twinkling,

Brenda K. Hendricks

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