"....Remember that Nehemiah was a cupbearer, not a stonemason. So imagine how insurmountable the task of rebuilding the walls would have seemed to him if he were not looking at that task with faith and confidence that this was God’s plan and that God had a way.
The same goes for us. As we move from recognizing God’s calling on our lives into active pursuit and engagement with Kingdom work, we will inevitably find ourselves pushed outside of our own natural abilities and limits. We will be stretched and we will feel uncomfortable and we will have to learn how to lean into God and persevere....."