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A Joyful Path, Year One, Lesson 29: Perseverance


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Teacher Introduction/Getting to the Heart of the Lesson, Teacher Reflection, Spiritual Affirmation with full color Art, Original Story, and Activities, Bible Verses, Wisdom Quotes


Lesson 29 from Year One is about: Perseverance, “Six Thousand Tries”

Original Story: Thomas Edison Never

Affirmation: I will keep my energy moving and finish what I start.


Getting to the Heart of the Lesson


Practicing perseverance in small endeavors will help you achieve your highest aspirations.


Perseverance is important in any worthwhile endeavor. History is full of examples of great men and women who made tremendous contributions to the world simply because they didn’t quit when things became difficult. Great talent or intelligence doesn’t matter if it is not applied with fortitude and endurance toward a goal.
Obtaining spiritual goals also requires perseverance. To grow in spirit and inner understanding means we keep up our efforts through the difficulties life presents. Persevering through the difficulties is what brings us deeper faith, deeper understanding, and deeper, more lasting joy. That is the fruit of patient endurance that Jesus referred to.


Affirmation 29 - I will keep my energy moving and finish what I start
Affirmation: I will keep my energy moving and finish what I start.


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