Holding On

by Wilken
(S.E. USA)

I've pastored churches for 27 years now. I have had my share of headaches and heartburn. I have lost a few battles and won a few. After nearly three decades of pastoral ministry I realize that I am not nearly the religious super-hero that some would like for me to be. I am a man trying to keep the victory given to me by God. I love to preach. I try to pastor. I fight daily against the cynical attitude in my own life. It baffles me that I am trying to fix things in the lives of other people that are in disrepair in my own life. I am daily reminded of the fact that I fall short. Sometimes I just fall flat. Then there are days when victory and progress are my companions.

I have thought about quitting, but what am I going to do? Where am I going to go? Is this the mid-life crisis? Or is this just life? I am holding on because I have no idea where I would land if I let go.

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