When someone mentions the word ‘hobby’… what immediately comes to your mind?
An activity involving physical exertion and skill?
An individual or team competing against each other?
A means of entertainment?
There are a number of descriptions that we all could come up with, but recently I have been thinking about the activities I am currently trying to master ~
Horse riding …Roller dance skating… Running… Playing the piano…
So you probably wondering how playing the piano would have anything in common with horse riding. But, as I asked God to speak to me, I realised there was a lot more than I thought…
There are many characteristics required to master a hobby or sport, but here are a few things all these are teaching me about my Christian journey ~
I have to learn patience if I can effectively shine as a Christian in a ‘dark’ world…
I have to be determined not to let ‘setbacks’ dishearten me…
I must not allow ‘cares’ to weigh me down…
I must not allow people to disappoint me because of differing expectations…
I have to persevere when things get difficult ~ through tough circumstances and in dealing with challenging people…
[Source of video : Set Me Ablaze, Jesus Culture ~ youtube.com]