Having extension of time, space, order of events, exertion of energy, etc.; extended; protracted; uninterrupted; also, resumed after interruption; extending through a succession of issues, session, etc.; as, a continued story.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen. Douglas Adams
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you. Ernest Hemingway
My dad had a church of 90 people when I was born. It was just, over the years it continued to grow. Joel Osteen
When my dad founded our church, he used either a globe or a map of the world behind him. It was symbolic of what Christ said: to go forth and preach hope to the world. We believe in the cross, but we just continued with the globe. Joel Osteen
Character is simply habit long continued. Plutarch