Sometimes, I feel anything but... On the days when I am so low (which has not occurred in quite a while) or so anxious I can barely get out of bed (this one is a little more prevalent). In times of grief or confusion... I feel anything but... Yet, it is a word that describes … Continue reading Strong
"And, then, I remember & embrace that I am deeply loved by the One who also deeply loves those He called me to serve."
I pray that in the time moving forward...people will be encouraged, people will find community. I pray that God will begin to use me more than ever to reach others like me, or different than me. That my words would touch exactly who they are supposed to...
But, buildings are not just their foundation. They are also their framing, their walls, their roofs. Rooms and doors; interiors and art. That's what I'm ready for in my life.
Because, honestly, the church has, as a whole, been extremely irresponsible when it comes to Mental Health concerns & abuse...But, I will no longer stay silent. I will give a voice - finally, a true & honest voice - to my pain, my struggle. I will no longer live in fear or walk on eggshells.
I won't apologize for my living space. And, maybe you don't need to ether...
If I truly have a desire to belong, I know that I have to put in the work...
"I care to have a marriage that is lasting & strong, bathed in prayer, able to withstand the troubles of this life (and they are many)."
I forget that I have the power to set things in motion, simply by doing.
How does what you surround yourself with change your perspective?