Be patient with growth and change and transformation. That’s what I have to tell myself. I am a work in progress.
Our pain will not stop when a rescuer comes, but when we take responsibility for ourselves and stop our own pain.
Elijah encountered God in the tiny, whispering wind… but that’s not the only way we can encounter God. He is present in so many more ways, including in our neighbor.
“Great.” I thought sarcastically. “This is going to be so embarrassing. She is so good and I look like a fool next to her. Why do I even try? Why am I even here?”
Ever since gaining a bunch of weight in college and watching my pant size go from 12 to 14 to 16 to 18… I wished upon a star and dreamed of what it be like to be a size 10.