Big things are built one brick at a time. Victories are achieved one choice at a time. A life well lived is chosen one day at a time.
Forgiveness is mandatory; reconciliation is optional.
Instead of always looking to get fulfillment from my loved ones and the other blessings in my life, I can simply enjoy them for what they are.
Instead of wishing things would change, I’m asking God for His strength to make a change.
Raw emotions – anger, frustration, bitterness, resentment – are the feelings we tend to hide from people we want to impress but spew on those we love the most.
The more we read God’s truths and let truth fill our minds, the less time we’ll spend contemplating untruths.
My attitude of love must not be sacrificed on the altar of activity.
Saying yes all the time won’t make me Wonder Woman. It will make me a worn out woman.
Being married is amazing. Being married is incredibly difficult. Being married can seem impossibly hard. Being married is incredibly beautiful. Yes, marriage is a fragile blend of all of this and more.
Find that courageous yes. Fight for that confident no.
God, despite my circumstances, I will find reasons to praise You.
Wounds. Broken places. Possibility. Change. Steps toward holiness. Imperfect progress. The hurt in those who hurt me—their underbellies. Grace. Love. Me looking alot more like Jesus than I did before. And to discover through all this seeing—being unglued isn’t all that bad.