Nothing Worth Doing Is Ever Easy

Published by Vision Editorial Team |
Friday, August 27th, 2021
Woman achieving victory

Author: Sabrina Peters

It’s about this time every semester I feel the full weight of Uni. Sometimes I find myself asking the question through gritted teeth, “Why am I studying again?!

But without fail every single time I am reminded of the famous words of Theodore Roosevelt,

“Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty. I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life. I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well.”

Staying married (and happy) isn’t easy, but worth it.

Executing new ideas isn’t easy, but it’s the innovative thinkers and risk takers that change the world (I happen to be surrounded by many).

Being a parent isn’t easy, but it’s certainly one of life’s most precious privileges and greatest responsibilities.

Pursuing God above everything isn’t easy, but it’s our absolute highest calling.

Forgiving someone who’s hurt you isn’t easy, but necessary if you actually want to be free.

Leading a church, a business, a team, a project, YOURSELF isn’t always easy, but it’s a blessing to many.

Bottom line. Just because it’s difficult, doesn’t mean you should quit. Just because it stretches you, doesn’t mean it’s not God (that’s probably a good indicator it is).

Keep going, give it your best and never stop leaning into His grace.

Article supplied with thanks to Sabrina Peters.

About the Author: Sabrina is a writer, pastor and relationships blogger. She is passionate about Jesus and changing the way people think about God and sex.

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