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The Lioness

I'm going for it.
One of my favorite animals to watch on those animal shows, is the lioness. 

She's sleek, smart, and will do what it takes to feed her young. 

Yes, she's mainly the hunter. Not the lion. His role is important, but different. The lioness is the one who goes after the prey. She's the queen.

She goes after the enemy in a calculating way. She studies them and waits for the perfect opportunity to pounce.

Game over.

Of course I like that about her, because she fights for survival and although her meal may not come easy, she doesn't abort the mission. She has abnormal persistence to go after what she wants and what she feels she has a right to. One can't help but respect her prowess in the wild. It's something to watch. Mesmerizing. I can watch her forever, because her fortitude is formidable. Her determination, admirable.

I can't help but think God raised us the same way. To have that purposeful way we should go about getting what's ours. Getting what He promised us. Like the lioness going after her prey, it will take a resolute fearlessness that will get us there. We can't stop simply because the territory is unknown. We must go in and demand to get what's coming to us.

God has given us the boldness and courage to do it, so let's go get what's ours. We have the right, because, "the wicked flee when no one pursues, but the righteous are bold as a lion", (Proverbs 28:1).




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