You Can!

You are amazing! You are smart! You are a winner! You can succeed! You can do it! Have you heard the story of David and Goliath? It is a popular Bible story that we learn as children about how a little shepherd boy defeated a giant with a slingshot and a stone. We love to tell about this astounding victory, but we do not always talk about the events leading up to it. I find the adversity that David overcame on his way to the battlefield to be just as essential to the story as the defeat of the giant. If David would not have gotten past the negative comments that tried to discourage him, he would have never made it to the battlefield to face Goliath. Let’s take a look at the scenes prior to the victory. Scene One: David’s father sent him on a mission to bring food to his … Read more