Stick-to-itiveness is something that is natural to me. There are times when I confuse my limitations with lacking follow-thru. My brain knows the difference but my heart is just catching on. Still, what my heart feels at times, do not hinder my progress. I thank God for stick-to-itiveness because:
- It’s the reason I reach my goals
- It demonstrates my faith
- It’s a trait my hubby and I have passed on to the kids.
Stick-to-itiveness Helps You Achieve Your Goals
Some people give up too easily at the first sign of trouble. If you fail along the way or doubt you are capable, no worries. It is the natural path to achieving your goal. Do not mistake obstacles as a sign from God telling you to stop. Consider the obstacles the weed-out-classes and commit to being one of the flowers left standing.
Stick-to-itiveness Demonstrates Faith
Hebrews 11:1 and James 2:17 goes hand in hand. Together they make up one of my favorite scripture. Faithful people have grit. I thank God for my faith. It is the unprovable but sound evidence that my work will make the impossible possible. True faith and grit go together.
Stick-to-itiveness Is A Trait Best Past On Through Demonstration
My husband and I were not parents that gave our children accolades for straight A’s when they were in grade school. We did praise behaviors but we didn’t reward them. We did make a big deal when they graduated high school. The celebration was in the times they wanted to quit and didn’t. It was for the times they secretly wished they had other parents but glad they listened. They learned faith was believing the work they were doing would lead to a result they have never experienced.
Relatives have criticized me and even blamed my daughter’s behavior because my husband and I stuck to our core values. However, it is those core values that will see all my children through. Stick-to-itiveness reminds us there is no God (nor faith) in what you do without grit.