Without the giants in my life, I don't think that I will ever be successful. Giants prevent you from becoming complacent. They force you to be innovative. GIANTS force you to connect and depend on God.
When facing my GIANTS, I often times react with doubt and frustration until I realize that every problem also presents an opportunity.
God has a plan for us all and has promised that he will never forsake us. HE has also promised that all things work together for good to those who love and serve HIM faithfully (Romans 8:28). With that, I can rest and be assured that we will be victorious.
When facing GIANTS, there are three things that we must do in order to win.
First, we must take our problems, concerns, doubts, etc. to God in prayer first. In order to hear a response, we must have a relationship with God. How do you feel when someone only comes around when they need something. God is our father and chastens us like our earthly father does and he wants us to call on and depend on HIM first.
Second, we must be patient and wait on God to do his will. This is especially difficult for me since I like to figure things out on my own. God knows what is best for us. We have to trust HIM. Trusting HIM is taking action based on our belief in HIM.
Third, we must remain positive. I have learned so much from negative experiences. Storms bring doubt and fear. A good friend of mine told me that rainbows always follow storms and that is a true statement.
If you aren't facing a GIANT today it is only because he hasn't exposed himself yet. They are all around us but what a blessing it is to be equipped to fight them. Live to today!