The wonder of love can get murky through the scrapes of life. And we can lose the wonder of love when we really choose to be in control. Because the way to live life in control is to give the key of control to the One who really can control.
Doesn't He who bring you to the point of birth not bring forth the new and great within you? So don't for a second ever doubt that God's silent behind your heartbreaks or that He's quiet in all your sufferings
That time isn't for us to preserve or squander, but to lay down, and give away. And the thrum of our heartbeat can't be hoarded, but can be hummed to, by the many impacted by our living, and our loving.
We can listen long enough to the problems we see in us and forget the depth of reality of who He's made us to be.
In hearing God's voice for our own lives, we may be tempted to question if something is within God's will or not by how smooth-sailing and problem-free the journey is, which is not what the Bible teaches the Christian life to be.
Every call in life; whether in the creche, or in the classroom or in the courtroom is always a call to plumb the depth of the Father's love for us.
And this is true about broken hearts: it's not what happens to you that shatters you the most as it is what you perceive has happened to you that will shape you the most.
Dear You, You're significant. One of a kind, and very special. You've got a calling, and you've got to keep working that one out. Though it takes some time. Though it stretches you. And challenges you. Even when it looks like the world's forgotten about you. And your friends are prospering while you are withering. I know it's… Continue reading How to learn to love, work & live with yourself