Part 2: Running Against the Wind: Building Stamina and Resilience in the Face of Resistance

Updated: May 21



"The godly may trip seven times, but they will get up again. But one disaster is enough to overthrow the wicked.” (Proverbs 24:16, NLT)


The Bible has some things to say on building resilience. It even offers some great characters that may serve as examples. We’ll look at some of those in future posts. But first there are two elements of understanding we need to be aware of. One is a realization and the other is a foundation. Today I'll focus on the realization.


The realization we need to understand and accept is this: Our emotions and behaviors are triggered not by events themselves but by how we interpret those events. Please read that again and read it slowly. D