Trusting others has gotten more and more challenging.
Sometimes I doubt. Sometimes my faith is shaken. Sometimes I wonder if I could be wrong.
I start praying for answers to my life questions. But for the first time in my life, God isn't answering my prayers within a few days or months.
I wanted to feel worried over and fiercely protected. What I didn’t know was that I already had that. And if I wasn’t so sure, I should have read Deuteronomy 25.
Doubt is confusing and squirmy and invasive. It whispers to us over and over again in the worst moments. This chapter demonstrates just one of the ways to shut Doubt up.
Jealousy and I go way back. But what if you didn't have to be? Jealous, I mean? Of anyone?
What if your significant other falls out of love with you? What if your friends get tired of you? I wonder if God ever asks those questions about us.
For every disaster or disease or crime or pestilence, there's a sermon given by an earnest pastor who goes on and on and on about God's faithfulness and His power and His love and His protection - while smoothly skipping over the fact that plenty of people were not protected, and did indeed suffer.
This movie is not like other movies. It was exhilarating and action-packed, sure. It had us on the edges of our seats, yes. But it's not the kind of movie you forget about in a day or two. This movie is relevant. It's current. It makes you think. And it's still not over.
I have been trying so hard, for so long. I've been trying to be perfect. And I'm freaking sick of it. I'm done. I'm not here to be perfect.
I just can't do it anymore.