The will to be ourselves is our highest calling.
He is on your side even if it seems that others around you are succeeding, even if you feel mired in failures and mistakes, even if your pain feels overwhelming, you are the hero of your story and there is an epic arc for you as well.
He abides in us- always.
we have lost the true joy of life, doing nothing
Intellectually I know it’s simply a matter of recognizing and turning my attention toward this individual that is always ready to encourage, support and love, but my heart keeps wanting to find complex ways to draw Him near.
I wonder if we would experience more power and freedom in our lives if we could avoid over explaining and attempting to get people to understand us. If we could tolerate being misunderstood and know that there is a power in that.
“Saved from what?” How we answer that question becomes the focus of our belief and relationship with God.