I often sit and remember the free spirit I had when I was a young boy growing up in the countryside of Trelawny. Life was not always easy, but lt was a beautiful time to be alive. I remember my teenage years started getting more and more difficult, until adolescence, where the struggles became real. Looking back, I can understand with the phase I was going through. It was a season of self discovery. At that time, I remember making the commitment to myself, that no matter how hard life got I would never give up.
As a young adult I migrated to canada and Life at this point became much more difficult than I expected. This was to the point of even wishing I wasn’t alive at times. Yet each time I wanted to quit, the decision I made when I was younger kept ringing in my ears. Quitting was not an option because of this decision I made to myself. I didn’t even know the power of the decision I made, until the time came to test its validity. Hard times came, and because of this decision I made, I constantly became better and more resolute.
Consider the power of a decision. Because I decided to endure, I endured. I believed I had what it took to endure, and I also knew I had the capacity to develop the skills necessary to be an overcomer. In fact, God already made me an overcomer, and now as I look back, I can see I just needed to discover that person.