Louie Giglio said this morning in order to move forward we must face and embrace our past. You don't have to accept it or like it, but you do have to face it and embrace it as part of your story.
Sometimes it just feels like life won't stop throwing more at you... when you already can't handle what you've been given. That's how I've felt a lot recently. I feel like I'm in a broken and sinking boat that just keeps getting more holes poked in it so it sinks even faster. It feels like a… Continue reading choosing.
Recently I've been in a process with God of really listening to who He says He is as well as who He says I am. It's so easy to let others decide who I am and am not and let that become my identity. The beauty is when you allow Him to determine that and speak that over you. He gave me the word "becoming" this morning. I asked who am I to you and He answered all the words that I could only aspire to be.
I want to tell a story that God's been writing throughout the last nine months. It's messy, it's beautiful, and it's been challenging. I haven't loved every moment, but every moment has taught me a lesson that nothing else could. I'm grateful for this process and that it's not and won't be over anytime soon. When you ask God to show up, He does. Here's a story that proves that.
Since being here in Asia on out-reach I've struggled a good bit with the culture not accepting or being emotional and having to adapt to that. I'm a pretty open and emotional person most times, so being in an environment where emotion doesn't exist and everyone is just happy all the time has its challenges.… Continue reading Having a soft heart in a cruel world