Instead of feeling overwhelmed by the sheer number of steps in front of you, I pray that you would have the courage to take a single step toward him, following him along the way.
Lately, my prayer has been for God to show me what needs to change. For a while, I thought he wasn’t answering me but the truth is, I wasn’t listening.
During difficulties, God isn’t as concerned with our circumstances as he is about our identities. If we, in the midst of unemployment or a break-up or depression or pain, can see ourselves as we truly are, beloved children of God, it will change how we live.
Is there anything that you’ve been instructed to let go of? I encourage you to do it without delay.
If you’ve wandered at all, I encourage you to turn around today.
It’s so easy to fall back into the rhythm of mere functioning, but God has called us to so much more!
I was nominated for an award last year and I did nothing with it, so, I wanted to be sure that I responded to this one and followed through… but then I did nothing, yet again. I got caught up with life and let this post sit as a draft for almost 2 months. So, here we go! Better late than never, right?
Living exposed is an incredibly uncomfortable place to be but it’s worth the risk.
Have you ever used the excuse of “faith” to shut down your emotions?
What does authenticity mean to you?
Who is the model of authenticity in your life?