Philippians 4:6 do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication…
For each era, for each generation, each segment of people group, there is a version of the “real man”. For some, it is the farmer that can fix a fence, tractor, combine or anything else with just a pair of pliers. For others, it is the CEO of a Forbes 100 company. Some see those who could survive the wilderness with just a few items as real men, enter Bear Grylls.
It is that shedding of light on the dark places and the things that you would probably otherwise not want others to know about you or your life. It can be that fear that leads causes you to sit paralyzed in your circumstances and not make a decision towards action because dealing with the truth seems way to difficult.
It’s funny to me how my interest in cycling has somewhat mirrored my walk with the Lord. One has given me a healthy life and the other an eternal life. And as I learn more about the Tour, the more I see how we can learn from cyclists on the Tour de France for our walk together in our tour de la vie, or our tour of life.