James 5:11 Indeed we count them blessed who endure. You have heard of the perseverance of Job and seen the end intended by the Lord—that the Lord is very compassionate and merciful.


This is a flower I found in the Negev South of the Dead Sea many years ago but it reminds me of “The Process” many go through to become what they become. This particular flower went through a lot to show forth its glory. It had to force its way through some very hard baked soil to poke its head out of the ground but because of perseverance, this was the result.


© 2013 Sherwood A. Burton – all rights reserved


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