You may plan to read your Bible everyday while spending some quiet time in prayer, but you get detoured. You have a dream of what you'd like to do someday, but you never get around to it because you've taken a detour. Now, you're so far away from the plan that you wonder if you'll ever get back to it.
So, why do I at times allow the melancholy feelings of despondency to influence me? It has everything to do with losing focus of Christ who is the source of my strength and hope. It's so easy to drift away especially with all the distractions that surround us and tempt us with negative persuasions.
I wrote about the lack of rain a few weeks ago. My little food plot needed a drink so bad. It still does, but the drought continues. And it's probably too late now, anyways. Something growing in the middle of October seems unlikely.
Many will read this title and attach it to an unlimited array of personal issues and the problems that are associated with them. I remember a few years ago while talking with a friend about temptation and the constant struggles within the Christian life,