Some people who read my blog posts can identify with my struggles—others people may read and feel they have it much harder. They may think it’s some sort of competition to who has the worse battle scars. After a conversation with a friend, I realized something: we all have it tough. All of us struggle—even […]Are you going to let the struggle “make you” or “break you?” — BEYOND MY LIMITATIONS
Something a friend said to me a few days ago stuck with me. She advised me that anything I put on my blog I’m then held accountable to it. That’s true, however, I realized that when I started my blog with the intention of sharing my past hardships, my personal struggles and to inspire others that God is also teaching me through my blog. I don’t just arbitrarily put posts out. I’m led by the Holy Spirit about what I should say. A lot of times I don’t know what to write about. But I’ll think about an experience I’ve had, a comment made by someone will spark inspiration, sometimes I’m inspired by another blogger, or I’ll share my personal struggles, more often than not the words that I write are for me just as it is for those who reads them.
I used to live my life in a constant…
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I was inspired to write this blog post after readinghttps://drawingclosertochrist.com/2019/11/02/why-does-god-allow-suffering/
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Sometimes you are in a
season where you feel awful things are happening and everything seems hopeless
and everyone is annoying and just -oh-my-God-this-is-the-absolute-worst-how-did-I-get-here-I-just-want-to-crawl-in-a-hole-and-cry.
I’ve had my share of
those days. I’m there now. I am learning that gratitude is such a powerful practice.
The scripture says give thanks in every circumstance; for this is the will of
God in Christ Jesus for you (1 Thessalonians 5:18). YOU ARE STILL HERE. God
loves you. His power is made perfect in your weakness (2 Corinthians 12:9).
Remind yourself what you have to be grateful for. There is so much. The devil wants
us to stay focus on the negative. The fact that you are reading this blog post
right now means you can read, you…
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