STOP AND THINK – Never place a period in your life where God only meant to place a comma. (Gracie Allen, American comedian with her husband, George Burns)

Sometimes things happen in our lives that bring us to a sudden halt. We think the particular circumstance is impossible to overcome, and we want to quit. Reflecting on the situation, however, might help us see that it isn’t all over yet; there is further opportunity to finish the task. Let’s not be too quick to quit. Perseverance will often result in a worthy achievement.

Let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us (Hebrews 12:1).