How many times have I looked out the window only to find myself wishing that I could see my big dream come to life? To recall the number of years spent wishing, hoping, and struggling through just to make it to that big dream being fulfilled, is next to impossible. Read more
Blemishes. No Defects. Perfect. Weaknesses. No Mistakes. Shortcomings.
You’re probably thinking, why the negative and positive words that are pointed out above. Blemishes. No Defects. Perfect. Weaknesses. No Mistakes. Shortcomings. As we consider the world of social media and the way we are to “appear” to the world, some find themselves flawed and less than enough. Why? Because we compare ourselves to others on social media and what they “appear” to have or look like. We all do it. Each of these words represents a piece of our thought process at one time or another, the good and the bad.
Let us change our focus in the new year. As we begin to look at the beauty within our hearts, the beauty that God created within you, think of yourself as flawless, a beautiful you!
HE SENDS A MESSAGE …WE MIRROR IT
I moved to Florida in April 2012, and it’s been an awesome journey. My spare room is what I use as my craft room, office and well the “catch all room.” I started purging things today, just as most of us do at the start of a new year. Start fresh, clean slate, organized and ready to take on the next chapter, right?
As I am going through papers and old stuff, I have this soft nudge in my heart telling me to stop working and look in the mirror. God, what am I supposed to be looking for when I look in the mirror, I wonder. A couple of questions come to mind, “What does my next chapter, my next 364 days’ look like?” “What is it that God desires for me to learn in this chapter?”
Let your guard down. Let go and let God. It’s in God’s hands. It’ll be okay. Have faith. God’s got this.
Haven’t we all heard our friends and family say this to us? I am first to admit, I have even shared these same short blurbs to my very own friends and family. While each one is a very true short and to the point statement, personally, I struggle with each of them. Now, I am a firm follower of Christ, and I do have Faith, the reality is, I am of the flesh as is everyone on earth. The golden question, “how do you know when to…?”