July 13 – Eyes on the Prize

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Let your eyes look straight in front of you, and keep looking at what is in front of you.” Proverbs 4:25 (NLV)

Does anyone else struggle with focus? I certainly do. It’s not difficult for me to feel passionate about something in its early stages, yet as time goes on, my focus starts to wander. It’s like driving a car with a set destination in mind. At first, all you care about is getting from point A to point B; you don’t care about anything else. However, along the way (and after hours of boring traffic), you begin to notice different things all around you—car accidents, beautiful mountain ranges, deer grazing in the hills, a cute guy in a red Jeep… Soon enough, you’ve completely forgotten where you’re headed.

Drifting eyes are no good!

Today’s scripture from Proverbs 4 reminds us to keep our eyes on the road: “…keep…

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