I have struggled throughout my life with who I am as a child of God. This truth about me might catch you off guard because it can sound so simple, but this is actually the root of many of my insecurities. Only through speaking truth into my own life am I continuously working on believing who I am. I’d like to speak that truth into your life today.
God gave up His only Son so that I could be His child. Every time I say that, I am still in awe of what He did. But what does being a child of God mean? I like to think about it in this way: children are products of their parents, so the attributes the parents have will most likely pass down to their the children. The more time the parents spend together with their children, the stronger these characteristics become in their children. Let’s break that down. …
These past few weeks, Jesus has been revealing to me that I hide a lot of my deep struggles from the people that care about me most. I am a self-proclaimed perfectionist. I filter everything I say based on what I think others will want to hear or how they will perceive me. I even filter what I pray about. Even though obviously God knows everything I think, I think I have him fooled by avoiding the painful subjects during prayer.
Just this past week, God truly revealed to me how being vulnerable is truly a blessing that can be used in many ways….