This is a tough season. It's a season of questioning, wondering and learning to rely on God in new ways. It's a season of seeing people come and go in my life. It's a season of fighting old habits and learning new things. It's a season of being long distance and wishing I wasn't. It's a season of fighting for my joy daily.
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.
Recently I’ve felt like I was caught up in months and months of being stuck in a drought, stuck in hurts, stuck in everything just being against me, but I feel like the rain is finally coming. The rain is ending the drought.
When the world says you need to fit into this little box, know that that box isn't everything. Fitting into that box won't bring complete fullness. Fitting into that box won't make you any more worthy of love. Fitting into that box won't make you feel complete.
You always think of your life, or at least I did, as high school, college, marriage, kids, right? Wellllllll, sometimes God changes that.
I hear all these stories of people saying "Well, why did God make sin?" "Why did God make pain?" "Why is God putting me through this pain?" I wanted to take some time to dig into this, so that maybe those who have these thoughts, will better understand, it's not of God for you to sin… Continue reading And it was GOOD.