“What happened?” I asked my husband, really inquiring as to where my youngest son went.
He had just been in our family room, dancing with wild abandon, choreographing a song for his performing arts group he dances with, then rapidly disappeared when my husband and I walked back into the house after chatting on the patio.
“I think he became self-conscious when he thought we might be watching.”
My heart sunk as I wondered when that happened. When did he go from being a carefree little boy to being self-conscious…even around those who loved him most, and would accept him even when others might not? [more]
In today’s post, Bryce Bengtson shares encouragement to trust in God. The pain that you’ve been feeling, can’t compare to the joy that’s coming. No matter what is going on, God is waiting on the other side to give you His joy.
We all make excuses when we feel ill-equipped. But what if I told you that those excuses weren’t your own thoughts? Realizing the source, and combating them with truth allows us to live more fully in our God-given calling.
Comparison is the thief of joy. Not only that, but when we compare ourselves to others, we lose sight of what God has uniquely called us to do. It is always best to stick with your God-given plan.
Never have I felt such awe as when I gave birth to my son. At Christmas, I think of Mary and her expectant heart. Mary maintained great expectancy of what God could and would do. Do we maintain such expectancy? What are you expecting God to do this Christmas?