Maybe your prayer life has felt like Charlie Brown trying to kick field goals. You always miss the uprights and end up on your back.
Faith is so much more than a mere belief system, moral code, or verbal credence; a living faith will incontrovertibly change the way we live.
1. Persevere Through Adversity
No matter how many times Lucy pulls the football away, Charlie Brown keeps coming back. He simply dusts himself off and tries to kick it again. Charlie Brown’s baseball teams rarely won a game. Losing doesn’t define anyone. Persevering, paying the price to improve, and enjoying the growth process are the things that matter. You learn a lot more from failure than winning. You shouldn’t get comfortable with losing—but accept it as part of the journey. Hall of Fame NFL coach Bill Walsh said, “Almost always, your road to victory goes through a place called ‘failure’.” Just keep traveling—and keep growing!