So, when others ridicule you, remember that in actuality they are ridiculing your creator...... and that's not something that should ever be taken lightly.
There is no need to pretend to be someone that you are not. God loves you as you are. Your current circumstance never changes the amount of love that He has for you. Rest in that truth instead of soaking in self-dissatisfaction. God made no mistake when He created you. He delights in you and … Continue reading Stop pretending
In middle school, I had a realization that life on our farm was more complicated, than I pictured it to be. This realization came to me during my induction to the National Junior Honor Society. The night before, my mother and I had gotten into an argument over what I would wear.
What you find below is my confession to a bundle of personal practices that have caused many pain and heartache. So here it goes……
Just a reminder that there is never a second in which you are not loved. - Go out and shine His love right there where you are at today. - Type "❤" if you agree. 👇👇👇 - - Unapologetically yours, John Eli
Although I am already an avid fan of acoustic sets, I find myself in a deeper level of musical euphoria when gospocentric stories of grace are linked into the melody. This describes my exact experience when I recently heard Mark Bowen’s (of Isla Vista Worship) live performance of their new single, “Captured.”
Approximately three years ago, I found myself dragging my soul through the darkest corridor I’ve ever traveled through. It didn’t help that I created this mess myself. Somewhere along the line of trying to navigate life outside of my calling....
Sometimes we develop the belief that we are unqualified and unworthy of the life that God has purposed for us.... and we doubt that our lives were created for such a moment like this.
You know what makes it smile. • You know what makes it cry. • You know what makes it rage with anger. ..... Most of all... you know, if what other see, is the real you
I was aware of her traumatic childhood. I was also aware of how it had impacted her life. Her father was extremely abusive to her mother and to the family. In fact, she bore a small scar near her eye from a brick that her father had flung at her when she was little. Her experiences caused her to be abrasive in her interactions at times. She could be distrusting of people and it took a while to gain her trust.