6-Week Series: Against All Odds

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I remember in high school track I ran the last leg of the 2 mile relay. At a huge invitational meet we were competing in the 2 mile relay. When I got the baton, we had dropped to 8th place and it wasn’t looking good. I ran the first of two laps around the track. I thought to myself, I cannot go on. I have to drop out. I had hit the proverbial "wall." Then something strange happened. I felt what is known in the running world as a "second wind." All of a sudden I felt refreshed and energetic. I had broken through the wall. My short legs carried my 85 lb. body as fast as I could go. When I crossed the finish line we were in 2nd place.

Christians need a second wind. When life gets tough, and it...

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