The antidote to selfishness might not be selflessness, it might actually be self-love that is rooted in Christ, instead of ourselves.
The beauty of wisdom is that it always sounds like Jesus and always leads to truth.
Allowing yourself to be led is a courageous decision, resting is rooted in wisdom, and choosing contentment is a sign of strength.
The truth is, the best remedy for my control problem is not to try to control my behavior further, but to focus on what Jesus willingly did for me.
God is graciously pointing out to me that trusting him is the posture that I should live in.
Paul didn’t muster up contentment out of the blue, instead, he learned to rest in the simple and profound truth that God is sufficient.
Right now, we live in a dark time, but we have a hope in Jesus that can’t be stolen, removed, revoked, or destroyed.
But what if our pain, our struggle, and our brokenness are actually good things?
This recovering control freak is indeed walking out her recovery.
Recently, I had allowed my heart to grow hard again but God doesn’t like to let heart issues fester for long.