The other day I was having a conversation with a friend who is about to turn 30. In honor of her birthday she asked me (along with several other women) to share any wisdom I had gained in my 30’s that would help her as she embarked upon this new season. I constructed a […]
There is a pain in the pit of my stomach,
It won’t let me sleep
There is a pain in my soul
Because of this never-ending grief
I find myself often doing what I don’t want to do. Whether that’s eating something I know is bad for me when I have vowed not to, saying something I feel in my spirit I shouldn’t say at the moment I’m saying it or doing something for the 1000th time when I promised myself I wouldn’t. It almost seems at time like I am my own worst enemy.
God doesn’t expect us to have amnesia about our pasts. But don’t regard the pain of the past as more significant than the work He wants to do in you today.
Everyone wants to be loved. Every little boy and girl wants to know that they matter to Daddy. And we carry this longing in our hearts as adults. It’s in all of our nature, God created us this way.
Your breakthrough is going to take longer than you thought it would and hurt more than you thought it could.