Today's Devotional Thought
November 16, 2015, By Rachel Piferi
I don't know about you, but if you'd ask me what I want to be known for, I would tell you that I would want to be known as a fighter. Someone who didn't give up. Someone who got knocked down, but got back up. Someone who got her fight on when she felt like she had no fight in her.
In his letter to Timothy, Paul describes himself as having fought the good fight of faith (2 Timothy 4:7). And he encourages Timothy to fight hard in the pursuit of his own calling (I Timothy 6:12). No matter what comes your way, Paul is encouraging us to fight hard to keep the faith and share the faith all the way until Jesus calls you home. No matter what it takes, do it.
I love that.
Let me say that again.....I L-O-V-E that!
I have been sharing with you recently my journey with my youngest's chronic illness. I'll be honest, it's a hard journey. Every day is not hard. In fact, most days are not hard. But some days are. Yesterday at lunch, my daughter was real upset about not being able to eat something at lunch and as big tears streamed down her face, my heart broke. We had two young friends over for lunch and as she laid her head on the table crying in frustration, everyone got quiet.
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