Created with tremendous intentionality, you have a unique purpose for precisely this moment in history. You’re not random or a mistake. On the contrary, deliberate and valuable. In fact, there’s no one exactly like you.
Could it be that the solution to every problem, conflict, and mess you encounter is the same solution? Larry Dale and I recently enjoyed watching Nicolas Cage again in the movie "The Family Man," which tells the love story of Jack and Kate...
“Now prisoner 24601, your time is up, and your parole’s begun.” This is the voice of Javert, and it’s the evil trickery of Satan and his minions in the ears of those who believe in Christ.
Love is not the same thing as acceptance, and acceptance is not the same thing as love. But I’m convinced that believing you are loved is virtually impossible apart from acceptance.
Have you ever experienced a storm in your soul? Emotions in turmoil and thoughts of despair? What are the wounds of your heart? The damage to your soul the Evil One loves to exploit?
Growing up, my grandmother would always say, “You can’t get in the water until you know how to swim.” Seems harmless. But, can you hear the fear?