When You Realize What You’ve Overcome…

I am linking up for the Five Minute Friday. This is also Day 27 of the Write 31 Days challenge. The FMF is hosted by Kate Motaung over at our Five Minute Friday website. Today’s word prompt is “overcome.” We would love to have you join us.

When you’re standing here and realize how far you’ve come; how much you’ve overcome.

I overcame systematic theology. Two times and an independent study. And a professor who realizes you are an auditory learner so he creates an independent study for you.

I overcame climbing a mountain in the Colorado Rockies. Pushing myself beyond what I thought my limits were.

I am continuing to overcome the Write 31 Days challenge. Overcoming a love-hate relatyionship. Overcoming interludes. Overcoming fog. Overcoming the summit of a mountain. Overcoming the changing seasons of fall. Overcoming a lot!

I have overcome so much–an unexpected job change, wondering what was next, then a new job and a new home. But I’m standing here; changed and renewed.

God has this way of standing with us and helping us overcome Jagged Grace. God works together for the good of all people. God gives us the strength and redeems us so we can overcome the next hard thing. It doesn’t mean the hard won’t come, but that God will continually give us the strength to overcome.


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30 thoughts on “When You Realize What You’ve Overcome…

  1. Oh Tara,
    you’re so right on. “God gives us the strength and redeems us so we can overcome the next hard thing.”
    Sometimes the hard thing is like the Word of God, separating bone and marrow, and it’s like surgery. It’s easy to get discouraged at the failings and forget that the victory is in Jesus, not in our human selves.
    I am so very proud of you! You are far braver than most, dear Tara.
    Love,
    Tammy
    (#63 today)

  2. “It doesn’t mean the hard won’t come, but that God will continually give us the strength to overcome.” Amen. I’m so thankful He is always with us and we don’t need to fear.
    Blessings to you! xo

  3. I admire the ways in which you’ve stepped out in faith this year, my friend. I know it’s been hard. I know that your tender heart has taken a bruising. And yet, here you are! Praise God for that. 🙂

  4. So great to look back and celebrate the good things and the hard things, and see how we have grown as a result – awesome work!

  5. Tara, it’s good to stop and look at where we were and where we are now. Sometimes that gives me a much needed more accurate perspective. :). I so enjoyed reading all that you have overcome. Thank you for sharing this!

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