Multiple times this year, I've found myself in moments and situations when something I'd planned and worked so hard for, just didn't quite work out. It seemed like no matter how hard I prayed or prepared, God allowed doors to remain closed. I embraced the simple truth that no matter how hard you knock, God will not open a door you are not supposed to walk through.
Don't worry, I'm not here to share 24 things I've learned in the past year 🙂 However, I am appreciative of God's blessings and this year I wanted to celebrate in a different way.
The same God who knows the beginning from the end, knew that you would make mistakes. He knew you would never be perfect while on this earth, and He chose to love you anyway.
Part of walking by faith is being willing to take the first step. God desires to bless us, but we must also do our part. Is there anything keeping you from pursuing your purpose or being obedient to something God has told you to do? Is fear, insecurity or the idea of what others might think keeping you stagnant?
Just as God promises blessings, He also promises that we will experience trials. In this life we will go through hard times, we'll endure pain and we may walk through storms that seem absolutely unbearable. But every part of our story makes us who we are.
"But you, lazybones, how long will you sleep? When will you wake up? A little extra sleep, a little more slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest - then poverty will pounce on you like an armed robber." Proverbs 6:9-11 (NLT) In fourth grade, a few students (myself included) went on a field … Continue reading 31 Days of Proverbs: Day 6
Dictionary.com defines the word image as: a physical likeness or representation of a person, animal, or thing, photographed, painted, sculptured or otherwise made visible. The NLT Bible defines image as: a God-given likeness or reflection; a tangible or visible representation. How do you define your image? Is your worth based on how you look, how much … Continue reading Fearfully & Wonderfully Made