I was struck with an awareness of just how worn out my mind and body are and how much they really do need rest. A thought came to my heart that God is completely aware of all I have been through and that I need to show myself more grace, more self-compassion.
Category: Anchoring in Christ
Have you ever experienced a loss that has knocked you off your feet? Ever wondered if you would ever feel normal again? Happy again? Ever wanted to stay under your covers in bed rather than face your new reality and try to move on? Perhaps you are currently going through a time like this.
Two of Satan’s best tools are comparison and isolation, which lead to pain and self-destruction. Fortunately for us, there is a very tangible connection between gratitude and joy.
Whatever fears or self-doubts you are feeling at this time, I encourage you to take them to the Lord. Live in the space between effort and surrender. Reach out and allow Him to comfort and heal your heart and give you the strength and confidence to face this uncertain time.