Our hearts know their Maker, and our souls are filled by the power of His personal presence and compassionate touch on our lives.
We are born into this world to make a difference. Every life matters.
There are many pandemic days burned into the permanent section of my memory, including the day my phone buzzed with a text from my junior high daughter: “mom you have to come get me now.” Every muscle in my arm wanted to launch the phone across the room. I called, and she cried.
Strength to live authentically comes from God, alone. King David’s encouragement is centered on the confidence source of our courage. Living our full truth out loud comes from bravely walking within our God-placed purpose. Comparing our lives to those around us, and the mold of societal acceptance, chokes our ability to live uninhibited. But life exposed to the Light sets us free.
The voice outside the door was pretty routine. I had tried to steal a moment away to go to the bathroom, and fooled myself into thinking that shutting the door would signal the little people in the house to allow me a moment of privacy. (Bah. Ha. Ha.) God’s sense of humor never ceases to amaze me, and the state in which He met me for this…