Self-reliance apart from Christ, is prison to self. We were freed from that long ago.
Worry builds barriers against my ability to pray in faith and promotes a position of fear. I won't have it.
When I finally released every stronghold relating to worry or fear, the woman God intended emerged even stronger. With a bold faith and guided wisdom, fear vanished.
I remember walking into the church for the first time with a sense that I didn't belong there. My life was a mess, I was a single mother of two, near destitute, mentally broken, unstable, and a sinner beyond sinners.
As time goes by, I experience my Father on a more profound level. I obtained confidence in accepting this relationship for what it is- complete.
It is easy to trust him in the light and good times, but it requires courage to trust Him in the dark and unknown moments.
The creator of the universe knows me, and that means my life matters. If Christ died for me, I have value.
I found peace through this challenging phase of life. I'm amazed at the level of peace I achieved. The term 'pressing into Jesus' took on an intentional meaning in my life.
Constant and complete care of my soul is what God desires to provide. He is the rescuer through my troubles.
Are you aware of the amount of unnecessary junk we carry for years? I took a personal inventory and decided to unload. If I want to maintain my sanity, and live the second half of life free, then I must choose to let it go.