Christian, COVID-19, faith, hope, Uncategorized Why Perseverance Matters. March 21, 2020April 9, 2020by Mary Spencer Veazey15 Comments on Why Perseverance Matters. We can't allow COVID-19 to steal our joy. We can't allow the damage from the tornadoes; we can't allow canceled plans. We have to remain grounded in the name that never changes: Jesus.