Sub-topic: My Current Situation does not determine my final destination.
In order for you to not succumb to your environment you must first know who you are in Christ, and it is of great importance that you know your identity in Christ.
If the word succumb is confusing you, another word for succumb is yield or submit.
Let us use Joseph as an example, yes Joseph the dreamer boy. Joseph’s brothers had meant to do harm to him by throwing him into a pit and then selling him as a slave.
In life obstacles, hardships and challenges are guaranteed. Inevitably, things will not go as planned or how we hoped, but that does not mean that we give up and stop trying; that we throw in the towel and beckon towards death or a quick distraction.
Hardships should not limit us but encourage us to evolve as our circumstances change.
Overcoming challenges are never easy. Many times these roadblocks seem incessant, unmovable and lonely. It is natural for us to want to give up and call it quits, but in most cases, the second we decide to stop trying is when we miss our breakthrough.
This reminds me of the fable, ‘The Farmers Donkey.’ It is a well-known tale that goes like this:
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