Resilience in the Midst of Fishing - An Inspirational Word to Uplift Your Spirit

Published: Jul 12 2021

Our special guest today is Kathy Haymon-Colson

Hometown: Middleburg, Florida

Mrs. Kathy is a devoted wife, a proud mother of six, and a grandmother of two. She is an avid fisherwoman that loves to go Shrimping on her beautiful boat in the Florida Intracoastal Waterway.

"Hope is the thing with feathers, that perches on the soul, and sings the tune without the words, and never stops, at all." Emily Dickinson

This podcast aims to inspire women to continue to fight the good fight in the midst of adversity.

Likewise, it is our hope that you will take a gaint leap of faith as you endure life's journey. Endurance is the ability to withstand hardship or adversity. To endure means to remain firm under suffering or misfortune without yielding. When you have endurance, you stand strong, holding your balance physically, emotionally, and spiritually, without buckling under, losing hope, or surrendering. You're patient, holding your own and waiting until the turmoil subsides.

As you listen to this podcast, think of the many ways you have chosen to be resilient when facing adverse situations. Mrs. Kathy's life is likened to that of an avid fisherwoman. Her life often expresses many characteristics that separate her from the average fisherwoman, such as; patience, persistence, competitiveness, and an analytical mind. Likewise, she tends to be very observant of her surroundings, the weather, etc. She sees how things tie together and make connections that less astute fisherwomen usually miss. Each of these characteristic make for a well-rounded, highly motivated, God-fearing beautiful woman.

Characteristics of an Avid Fisherwoman:


Good fisherwoman tend to be adaptable. They are willing to and able to change locations, tactics, etc. as the situation calls for it and are well practiced in many tactics/techniques.

Good Steward

A "good" fisherwomen is a good steward of the water and the land, Good fisherwomen do not leave trash or fishing line behind and will carry out other "less good" people's refuse.

High Ethics

Good fisherwomen have high ethics and do not bounce a spot where other fisherwomen are headed, They do not cast over over people's line or crowd them,

Mrs. Kathy is sharing these words of encouragement with you based out of her simple love for fishing. A sport that has literally taught her how to courageously

endure the trials and tribulations of life. It is her hope that as you read this post and listen to the podcast, you will be motivated and know that:

"If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we do not sometimes taste of adversity; prosperity would not be so welcome." Anne Bradstreet