He told them he had a better way, and then he showed it by living it out, day by day. Even through the hard.
Friends, this situation is so hard. And unfamiliar. And out of our control. We have the right to feel all of those things. We then have the obligation to feel the feelings, acknowledge them, and move on.
I had a pretty cool experience last fall, before all of this craziness started. And I haven’t been able to get it off of my mind lately. Picture yourself sitting by a lake on a cool, frosty morning. You are sitting in a circle with a group of women, some of whom you know, others…
This is not me saying that I have the answers to life. Or any answers really. This is just me coming to several realizations due to some conversations that I’ve had recently. Some amazing, important realizations. I have never actually said any of them out loud. They may not even matter to…
The beauty is in letting them see us for our whole self. Broken, messy bits and all. Being real with those around us allows for a beauty you can’t begin to imagine.
I had the privilege of hearing the testimony of a friend recently. She phoned me the night before she was coming to our ladies group, and told me she had never really told her story in front of a group before. She had actually only told parts of her story to people who needed to…
I don’t know who needs to hear this today, but I know how this ends. I know who wins. Good will prevail. It may not be today, but at the very end, where it’s important, good wins. God wins.
There is such power in your words, whether spoken or written. And those who have been there should hear them.
I think that’s when we need to work the hardest to give thanks. And to worship. And to sing at the top of our lungs.
We’re being given a chance right now. A chance to stop. To pay attention to those around us. To laugh. To make memories out of the small moments.