9/11 I think we forgot… (Images pictured are not mine–public domain) Do you remember what it felt like to watch and listen in horror as the images kept flashing across the screen? I think we forgot… Do you remember when … Continue reading
We are women because of our God, our Savior, our Father We have power because of His power We are leaders because He is our leader We are gifted because of Him We are strong because of His strength We … Continue reading
Though words are never enough to express our gratitude, to our veterans and their families , we do want to acknowledge you and say thank you for your service and daily sacrifice. Your strength, valor, endurance, and selflessness is recognized … Continue reading
Here you are sitting at the table, talking to your teenage son about his future goals and it hits you, the realization that you can’t protect him anymore. It’s naive to think you ever were truly protecting him but in … Continue reading
Don’t you hate being known as “that person”?
“That person”, the one who loses it at the end of the day in tears. “That person”, the one who loses it because of someone else’s actions. “That person”, the one who everyone is waiting to see when the fuse will be lit. “That person”, the one who they expect some kind of reaction from. “That person”, who collapses due to insecurities and weakness.
What if I could be known as “that person” who is known for the positive instead of the negative?
“That person”, who overcomes the day. “That person”, who rises above the challenging person. “That person”, who doesn’t accept defeat but accepts victory through grace, kindness and love in response. “That person” who smiles in the face difficulty.
I so desire to be “that person” who exemplifies Christ’s grace, mercy, love, kindness, and forgiveness. I also desire to be “that person” who exemplifies Christ’s strength in me where I do not fall apart and I do not crumble in my own insecurities. The only way I can truly be victorious is through Him so I can become “that person” who He has created me to be, not who I have created, in and through Christ, His strength will be seen.
Look for me, I am going to become “that person.”
In our weakness He is strong and in our strength He is even stronger. ❤️