Perseverance is defined as “steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success.”
Perseverance is our theme for the month of May. It feels quite fitting for me personally. I’m in a tough season of life at the moment…a season that is simultaneously full of blessings and full of trials…and I’m finding that reflecting on how our TinySuperheroes have persevered motivates me to do so as well.
This month we are excited to introduce Super Micah. We will be sharing his full story in the coming days, but perseverance is no doubt one of his super powers.
Like Micah, so many of our TinySuperheroes persevere through circumstances that are hard. Often the light at the end of the tunnel is quite dim before it is bright, but our TinySuperheroes and their parents keep fighting their way towards it.
For me, running TinySuperheroes as an organization is a test of my own perseverance. For 4 years it has been an honor to walk this journey, but I’d be lying if I said it was easy. Frankly, it is the hardest thing I’ve ever done (also the most fulfilling). And in this particular season of life – raising 3 boys the with newborn at home recovering from surgery (and a cough), while trying to fulfill the full-time amount of work I have to do…well frankly I can really resonate with feeling the “delay of achieving success”.
As I write this post, I’m also thinking about the many customers who are waiting for us to ship their capes, the kids on our waiting list who are anxious to receive their capes, our website that is still featuring our April theme and the hundred+ emails that remain unread………
But in May…we will PERSEVERE! We will measure our success on our ability to keep moving forward even if it feels at a snail’s pace, just as Super Micah perseveres through marathons…mile after mile, year after year. I encourage you to do the same in whatever race you are currently running.
Stay tuned for our May Mission on perseverance that ships May 15 (but you can sign up now!) and I can’t wait to share Micah’s full story with you!
And as our friends at Team Hoyt say, “Yes You Can!”