“I never compete against the other snowboarders. I compete against the mountain, because if the other snowboarders aren’t great that day, I can not be my best and still win, but my goal is to be the best.” Shaun White, Olympic athlete Something about this comment intrigues me. No, we’re not snowboarders and Shaun has […]
via Our Mountain — Karinwritesdangerously
Today, my friend, Eric, accomplished something few people accomplish. He reached the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro. He was the epitome of competing against the mountain.
Before he left, I told him I’d be praying for him. I was proud of the mountain he was chasing, though in all honesty, have little desire to attempt a feat like that. He reminded me that, though I’m pursuing a different mountain, I’m pursuing a mountain nonetheless.
It’s true. We all have different mountains to climb. But climb them, nonetheless. Whatever your mountain, know that you don’t go alone. God is always there with you.
Congratulations, Eric! Great job pursuing your dream! You are an inspiration!