This post is rooted in years of questions and doubts about whether or not I was truly following the “calling” of the Lord on my life. I pray that the words I share are encouraging to you. “We are all tempted to want to do something important, but who are we to say what is important and what is not? Every person we engage is an eternal soul and every moment is one that can be leveraged for the sake of your spiritual growth and for the sake of the Gospel.”
I used to think life was about chasing those magical, golden hour, butterflies in your stomach, warmth running through your veins moments. Those top of the mountain moments that make you feel alive and full of purpose and meaning. I used to think that the dull, ordinary moments were just to be endured or ignored on the way to those warm and wonderful moments...
Trusting. Waiting. Sometimes it can be so hard. I know that God is faithful. I know that He is in control. And I know that His plan is good. Oh, it is so good! But at the same time my flesh is so impatient. Satan tempts me with lies that I so easily believe. He … Continue reading ditch the 5 year plan: learning to trust
It’s taken me a long time to actually be able to articulate what I’ve been feeling this past week. I still haven’t fully processed it all, but I’ve had some time to think about what happened and what I do know is this: one week ago a tornado tore through the city of Tuscaloosa, and … Continue reading 4.27.11 – imperfect gifts