Friday, February 11, 2011

Getting Stronger


I know that a large part of this business is rejection. Paying your dues. Blah blah blah. It is so hard to be rejected. Sometimes it makes me question if this is the right path for me. But then I remember that it is not in my time, but His.

Sometimes God has bigger things in mind. Mandisa didn't win American Idol, but now she is an amazing CCM artist. Michael Jordan didn't make his high school basketball team his sophomore year. Babe Ruth struck out more times than he hit home runs. So who am I to question anything? Whatever His plans are for me, God will lead me to them. If they turn out to be what I desire, great! If not, I am sure they will be much better than I can even imagine!

 It is only human to be disappointed when you do not reach a goal, or get rejected in the process. This song by Mandisa is so fitting for me right now;

When the waves are taking you under
Hold on just a little bit longer
He knows that this is gonna make you stronger
Stronger
The pain ain’t gonna last forever
Things can only get better
Believe me this is gonna make you
Gonna make you stronger 
 

What great words of comfort and hope! I am so grateful that I have a God that will allow me to fail because it will make me stronger in the end. I can choose to give up, or try even harder. That is my choice. But He is always there with me, every step of the way. I think I am gonna keep trying, in His name.


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  1. Agree with you 100% Christy - This will give me reason to hold on for a little while longer : ) thanks for the post : )

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  2. Hi Christy,
    Keep letting your light shine
    and glorifying Him in all that you do.
    Keep being faithful in the little things and...
    you know the rest!

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  3. Great post..I agree with you, god has plan for all of us...we just have to put something down to pick up another...

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  4. @Christy..rejection is just a normal..that will be our guide and make us strong to keep goin..its not a failure instead its another way to search and to find another way that best for us.

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