True faith is knowing we serve a loving God who is guiding us and fighting with us every step of the way.
When my dad was reaching the end of his life, my mother’s Christian friend made a case for him accepting Jesus. Wouldn’t want him burning for all eternity, right?
I am going to stand strong in you because you are my promise, because you are my hope, because you are my strength and you never fail me.
They don’t tell you that sometimes you think you’re following your bliss when you’re actually following false promises, or a temporary high, or a bandage to the things that are ailing you.
Name the most recent thing you’ve done that’s made you unhappy?
I don’t want to change my heart. I don’t want to force it not to feel. I don’t want to give up the essence of my heart.
I want you to know that I’m here waiting for you, and that despite all the heartbreaks I’ve been through, God is continuously healing my heart.
I’m certain that you’re tired of people telling you that you need to play hard to get, that you shouldn’t be too available, don’t text first, don’t send more than one text, try to be witty and funny, try to…
Because if God is writing my story, then it will surely be a beautiful one. It may not be an easy one, but I know it has a happy ending. I know it’s filled with dreams coming true and wishes being granted and miracles finding their way to me.
We’ve collectively forgotten that we find God not in our own self-interests, but in the poor, the outcast, the stranger, the sick, the destitute, the sinner, and those outside our own religious or cultural bubbles.