All posts tagged: Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants

Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants

Life will throw you curve balls. There’s no getting around that. But what keeps one afloat? For me, one of the things that does this—aside from praying and constantly looking up to Jesus—is learning from my heroes. It takes humility to do so, and it’s not always easy, because, part of the process is admitting where you’ve been painfully foolish. The next step is seeking God’s forgiveness and help, which may materialize in the form of wise advice from family, a friend or mentor. Doing this has not only deepened my appreciation for people and community, but it has taught me to have immense respect for those who’ve gone before me—those who’ve been through similar situations as I have or worse, but have victoriously come out on the brighter side. I’ve learned that I no longer have to figure everything out on my own. God is with me, and so are the awesome people that He’s provided in my life—my heroes! Whether it’s a conversation with a family member or friend, or advice from a …