But difficulties, uncomfortable situations, and the struggles that we face, do more than give us grief and great stories – they temper the soul.
We all know that phrase, that saying; that sometimes tired, regurgitated idea that the glass is either half-full or half empty, depending on how you look at it.
You don’t owe anybody, including you, the type of self that never fails or feels fragile.
It is easy, I think, to become a victim of your past.
Because you truly can’t be open to life without also being open to love.
Seeing the strongest women you know break down and ask you to help her with something very simple, like going to the bathroom, is one of the hardest things you will ever experience.
What is keeping you up night? What is making you worry?
I wish I had hope instead of fear. I wish I lived my life as a person who always did the thing that made them more hopeful, as opposed to the thing that was safe.
This is of my own accord.
1. Pray. Find solitude in the promises of God.