Up To Know Good on Monday
June 26, 2006
In sixth grade I started playing the cello. At the end of the year, my teacher told me about Crystal Strings - an audition only ensemble at the school I would attend in the fall. I remember telling her, That sounds fun. Im going to be in that group. She cautioned me, Usually only older kids get in. Its very competitive. Ill get in, too, I replied with na=EFve, twelve-year old confidence.
Do Good - Have you shied away from trying something because you were told only other people do that? What would it take for you to try it now?
The next fall, I tried out for Crystal Strings and made it! I was in the chamber orchestra for three years. I would have missed out on a lot of fun experiences had I let my teachers warning stop me from auditioning - or more importantly - believing I could do it.
Saul replied, You are not able to go out against this Philistine and fight him; you are only a boy, and he has been a fighting man since his youth. I Samuel 17:33 Click here to read the story of David and Goliath.
God, Im so thankful that sometimes na=EFve confidence and faith are enough to qualify me. Despite what others may say, give me courage to move forward today.
Know Good. Do Good. Feel Good.
I pray that you have a great day as you experience and express God's love in fresh, real ways!
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