In The Lord of the Rings, the One Ring was created with evil by an evil mind. If we wear this kind of ring, we won't make it, and our dreams won't either.
We need to wear rings that clothe us with strength and encouragement. The Fellowship of the Rings are the people or ideas surrounding us that support us and lead us in the right direction. They inspire us and hold us accountable.
The closest ring to us is GOD - He is the Core - the One who breathes life into us, and we would be nothing without Him. Give God the glory, and He will take you and your dreams further than you could ever imagine.
Our other rings could be the people who sharpen us, like supportive friends and family. They could be our inspirations - motivational speakers, successful people we look up to, or inspiring books, magazines, or songs. No matter who or what makes up our rings, we must cherish them and hold them close to our hearts. Look to your rings for encouragement that fills your heart and keeps you going.
In between these rings lie the inevitable challenges you will face as you chase your dreams. Discouragement, fear, disappointment, and intimidation are among the obstacles you will face. We can combat these challenges by going to our rings for encouragement and love.
If you don't have these sources pouring into you, how do you expect to finish your race? You can't finish it alone.
Never give up... Refuse to give up. Challenges will come against you; you can't escape them. You will be tempted to get discouraged... You will want to give up on your dreams.
But you don't have to. We will help you do what you could not do on your own.
Open "The Fellowship of the Rings" PDF by clicking the image below & be sure to download it to your computer.
Either open the document in Finder (Mac) or My Computer (PC) so you can type and save your answers or print out your own copy!