Welcome to Ron’s Tip of the Day. Throughout the week I will share a tip with you. Today I am looking at Don’t Quit.
On Friday I had 4 teeth extracted. They didn’t put me to sleep, because at my age and with my heart issues, they probably wouldn’t be able to bring me back. But the dentist did give me enough shots for my mouth that I was still feeling some numbness three days later (Sunday).
Several things happened since then. I was taking 3 Ibuprofen 3 times a day plus 1 Amoxicillin 3 times a time. On top of that and because of the medicine I slept a lot. Plus, my face looked like I got in a fight with my wife and lost. I hardly went out of the house and even had to stay home during church.
As for work, I hardly worked on my books at all and only worked on a few blogs (spread out over a few days) and put my vlog on YouTube.
But there was one thing I didn’t do; I didn’t quit. I didn’t give up on God. He’s the one Who made it possible for me to have the extractions and saw me through the ordeal.
Nor did I give up on my wife. She’s been there for me and made me proud when she went to church on her own instead of babying me. More important, I know she prays for me.
In addition, I didn’t give up on my writing career. Yes. Because my body was extremely tired, I wasn’t able to spend much time on my books. In fact, none over the weekend. But I didn’t quit.
Sometimes we just got to determine to press on. At first not as much as before but I kept on keeping on.
Tip of the Day: Don’t let health, sales, discouragement, or anything make you quit.
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