We witness in Christ’s handling of the man born blind that it was not about who sinned, it was a circumstance intended for the glory of God.
I’ve never seen the dangers of privilege without purpose so starkly represented as in the lives of these two royal sisters, Elizabeth and Margaret.
Though I am royal by rebirth, my royalty doesn't come from me. God didn't make thousands of little royals to be rulers. He wishes to Rule in and through thousands of little royals.
The enemy capitalizes on transition and even directional discovery to try to establish fear where faith is necessary.
I received a word from God through a beautiful man. He said, “Abandon your rights to anger about this situation.” I had no idea where the ramification of my obedience would lead.
Think about the area you struggle in shame. It's there that Christ wants to come & reveal His life & purpose. This place of deepest crisis.
For years of my Christian life I carried shame like a cloak and it hid my light under a bushel. Not only did it obscured my view of myself in Christ but it also colored others view of me.
A friend of mine asked if he was listening to the instruction of man too closely. So I asked the Father, "When is close too close?"
Life events make up my story—the good, the bad & the ugly. Life can be painful, we were never promised a pain-free existence but avoidance of pain makes more.
The fear of anxiety twists us on the inside and out. Ultimately it overshadows our beauty. It can change our living outlook making us ugly.
“Hey, I am going to remodel my house while I am preparing for my daughter’s wedding!” Yes, anxiety is a focus problem.
When we become triggered with shame, as we will, we are often emotionally capsized. Being triggered makes us look for a lifesaver. Too often this lifesaver is to revert to old patterns and habits.