“I was sitting here feeling that I should encourage someone to stay focused,” wrote the “Break Every Chain” singer in a wisdom-filled and inspiring Instagram post during her homeward-bound flight.
“The race is not given to the swift nor to the strong but to the one who endures to the end,” continued the Jesup, Georgia native, referencing Ecclesiastes 9:11.
For those feeling a desire to fixate on and mimic someone else’s success, Cobbs Leonard offers this advice: “If and when you do you the way God instructed you to do you … it’ll always be fresh. It’ll always be right. It’ll always be effective.”
The newlywed songstress, who married her musical director, Kenneth Leonard, back in March, told her followers, “Pull that journal out. Revisit your purpose. Go back and do what God gave you instructions to do. Do it… do it with honor; do it with pride; do it with grace.”
While pushing followers into purpose, Cobbs Leonard acknowledged that it is difficult to remain focused on your unique and specific divine purpose without getting caught up with others’ social media feeds’ littered with “constant updates, flyers, likes, followers.”
“It is easy to get wrapped up in the successes of others and discount where God has you,” wrote the 36-year-old.
“To every Kingdom agent, we are all on the same team, working towards the same goal. We all have the same Father,” she added, concluding, “And, simply put, we all have the same enemy. No matter your assignment in the body of Christ… if you fail, we all fail.”