Have you ever started on a big project and were unable to finish it because you got discouraged? Projects like running a race, remodeling a room in your home or writing a book are often plagued with challenges. Maybe you are an artist or an entrepreneur. I find that any time I get stalled on a big project, discouragement is always my greatest obstacle. This is especially true when the project is something I feel the Lord has called me to do.
I’ve been reading the story of Nehemiah in the Old Testament, and noticed that he dealt with a lot of discouragement as he worked to rebuild the wall around Jerusalem. His story teaches us some great strategies for how to work through [...]