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Dear Christian Not Sure You’re Doing it Right

In: Faith
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I see you there. The one who feels like maybe, just maybe, this Christian walk wasn’t designed for people like you. The one who feels like church is a big exclusive party, and your invite was lost in the mail. The one who is a little rough-around-the-edges. The one who feels like a square peg being forced into a round hole. I see you, the one who desperately clings to that tiny mustard grain of faith and promise that God is for you, that He is sovereign. The one who constantly reminds yourself that He has your sanctification held in...

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Motherhood Reveals I Am a Mess in Need of a Savior

In: Faith, Motherhood
Mother and two children smiling on rocking chair

Motherhood–like marriage–reveals the sin within me. I complain, I worry, I’m selfish. I yell, I compare, I’m quick to anger. I am a mess in need of a Savior. Thank goodness that God’s love and grace for my children is not reliant on how well I stumble through motherhood. How remarkable is it that even my sins can be used as teachable moments to paint a picture of what the gospel is all about? My weakness reveals His strength. My failure reveals His triumphs. RELATED: Even When I Fail, I Hope You Feel My Love My sin reveals His grace....

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God Doesn’t Need You To Pull Yourself Together

In: Faith, Motherhood
Woman holding infant, color photo

“Pull yourself together,” I scolded myself, pulling my hair into a messy bun and looking at my tired face in the mirror. “You are so blessed. There are moms who have multiple kids at different ages. Moms who work full time. Single moms. You have it so good.” But my usual approach to making myself feel better didn’t work. I felt exhausted and guilty. I knew that my teething 4-month-old who refused to sleep longer than 15-minute stretches was tiring, but I was frustrated with myself for not being positive and full of energy despite the sleeplessness. I whispered a...

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