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Standing strong

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Most of us have heard about the palm tree, right? Did you know those trees bend, but they don't break? They have the amazing capacity to weather storms and are able to stand again after such a rough go at it. Their root system is wide and firm. Isn't that amazing? The palm tree is one of the most fascinating trees I've ever heard of. It's fascinating for many reasons, namely, its resiliency. Its bounce back. Its ability to literally weather the storms and come back stronger than ever. Do you know anybody like that? Could that somebody be you? Are you like the the palm tree that doesn't fall down...well not completely. 

Another awesome thing about the Lord is that He gives us the ability to withstand the mighty storms of life. For those who may still be struggling in this area, take heart, the Lord is there and He wants to give strength to all of His people. Isaiah 40:31 says, "those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint." Stay strong in the Lord. 
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