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SuperPower Sunday: Endurance

Welcome to Superpower Sunday!

This week’s Super-Character skill is Endurance:

The inward strength to withstand stress to accomplish God’s best.

Character Bookshelf Series, Institute in Basic Youth Conflicts

“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.”

Galations 6:9

Please Share! In the comments section below, let us know what you learned and tell your success stories from the last week of practicing discretion. Also, we’d love to read your ideas of how we might exercise endurance between now and next Superpower Sunday!

5 replies on “SuperPower Sunday: Endurance”

I read Institute in Basic Youth Conflicts’ Character Sketches I, II and III with their character traits relating to animals drawn so realistically to my children when they were young, and still enjoy them today.

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My parents read them to me when I was young too! We have done the same with our kids. It’s nice to have good tools for the legacies we strive to pass down! Thanks for sharing :). Blessings to you and yours!


I used to lead wilderness canoeing trips with teenagers, lot’s of lakes and portages. Endurance was experienced physically so I could teach the spiritual aspect of endurance. Great talking point around the camp fire. I found out that a teen could endure twice as far on a portage trail (without taking a break on the portage trail) if they counted their steps. There must be a lesson there on a strategy for endurance,

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Wow! That is interesting! I would bet that, off the trail, that would correlate to ticking off small tasks in a large to-do list… like focusing on the minutia -each small and digestible “bite”, and then stepping back to find significant progress made on the “whole”. Thanks for the great insight!

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