There are some people that will continue to speak of how they doubt themselves in order to get compliments from others. Now, although my ladies bless me tremendously with their support and words of encouragement, it is not why I share with them my doubts and struggles. I share with them because they continue to guide my heart and mind back toward God.
Holding that bottle of milk as the child feeds and looking at the child with so much love in her eyes that I wonder when I will see the tears of joy begin to flow from her eyes.
They didn’t treat us as if we were silly or stupid for hanging on to HOPE for repaired relationships or the need for strength and guidance from God.
Like anything the Bible has been used inappropriately-whether is is people taking a scripture out of context or going to the ‘legalistic’ end of the spectrum.
On the face it may not seem like much but for me...oh my gosh! This is how I feel. It is truly by the grace of God that I am who I am and where I am.