I wrote something today. And I thought of you. And how much you too, may need to hear this today.
“God did not give you a spirit of timidity or cowardice. He gave you one of power and LOVE and self-control.” 2 Timothy 1:7
More on the fear or rejection, passivity, and the famous not-so-talked-about “gray area” of dating relationships. How courage, honesty, and vulnerability can actually bring us much FREEDOM if we answer the call to COURAGE in all our relationships.
We often act like everything is okay. It’s so much easier to say “I’m good” “everything is ok.” Of course we don’t go around talking about our problems to everyone, but keeping them in and acting like everything is ok does indeed stay within us. Bottles up, and builds resentment, anger, or hurt. WE DON’T BECOME HOLY IN ISOLATION. Empathy is the anecdote to loneliness…. More on the deep desire of “just wanting to be heard…”
How many of us spend most of our lives wishing to be somewhere else? The endless thoughts of”never-enough” consume us.
Here’s to letting go of “never-enough”, & cultivating self compassion, letting go of perfectionism. – Post Inspired from the book Daring Greatly by Brené Brown, Ph.D., LMSW
A Dating Fast? “What’s that?” I get this question often. Some time last year, I felt my heart calling me to start what is called a “dating fast”. This is a time where I have committed to take some time away from dating and truly make an effort to step back, learn about myself, my […]
As I saw this rose today, it reminded me that God not only meets us in the beauty… in the light, in the lovely, or in the simple sweetness of a beautiful rose… He meets us in the complicated messiness of our hurt, in our suffering, in our fears, in our “failures”, in our weaknesses… & truly in our thorns too.
Suffering is a time of transformation. A time where we are united to Jesus, His suffering, and coming Salvation. Do we forget that we are people of the resurrection?
“Submit therefore to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you.” James 4:7