Recently, I was in Florida for a wedding. It was wonderful to run some early morning miles, soak up some sun, and sit by the water, I just wish I knew more about one tiny issue.

The issue is a little bug that people call “no-see-ums”. Why? Because you can’t see them, but they sure see YOU!

Apparently, they are small and have a big appetite for exposed skin. (Like my legs!)

OH MY WORD, do these bites itch! I’ve been putting anti-itch cream on, and it does help. But they itch like poison ivy!

Here’s the lesson I’ve learned. While running, I was on the lookout for big things like gators in the pond, snakes, and getting pooped on by birds. I was never prepared for no-see-ums.

Many times, we’re on the lookout for the big, dangerous things in life. But, we often miss those small things that don’t seem like a big deal. But, if you don’t pay attention, they’ll bite ya!

Is there something in your life that’s currently a ‘no-see-um’?

Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.

1 Peter 5:8 NIV

Avoid no-see-ums. Go make a difference. Always run by faith. Oh, and I’d love for you to subscribe for more encouragement!

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  1. Great story! Ask our mutual friend how tasty she is! I did not have one bite. We read everyone gets bitten, but some are more allergic than others. You must be very sensitive to them as well!

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    1. No we never found the fob. Done so much yard work thinking we would find it. Now we have air tags on everything. Maybe that’s the lesson.

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