We search and inspect, looking for every flaw. We measure and count, grading and comparing that which is precious before GodAs if we are the judge and the jury. Truly, we are often kinder to others than to ourselves. What if I learn to let go of the standards I have defined for myself?
Welcome to day 5 of the 31 day writing challenge. Normally I only post a couple of times a week, and it’s easy for me to think, “nobody wants to hear from me everyday.” For my regular readers, I hope you’ll enjoy the opportunity to see what God does with this…
Today, I looked straight and brave into some broken places in my life, places bent and warped by the pressure of expectations, hard words, fears, and failures. I have counted the cost and uncovered the thin places made brittle with pretending. How well I know this soul need for God Himself. This caring One who makes everything, including me and my broken pieces, holy and whole.
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But large or small, the humility of service is the heart of a volunteer.This is the value and the truth that puts my Inner Wimp to rest, so I can enter boldly with the heart of one who serves the God Most High.
Do you ever have those days when you are just in a snit? Days when your best effort is nowhere near enough to close the gap of all that needs to be done? Days when “just one more thing” is enough to push you over the edge of reason? Days when you just don’t like what the Bible has to say about things like patience, rejoicing, and kindness?