Hello! Happy New Year! I’m only 33 days late. Are you surprised? I’ve had so much to say, but so little time to say it, which is probably a good thing. I am ALL FOR the sharing of our hearts and minds and think it is good + right to stand up for what we believe in. I never did get around to sharing my thoughts on the American flag, why black lives actually do matter and whether or not I think George Dubya is a drunk or just a silly old man. But this isn’t going to be one of those posts nor will it be about my chronic late problems. Thank goodness although I can’t wait to tell you how much I’ve improved!
Category: Seeking God (page 1 of 2)
Okay enough about me and my security issues. Let’s talk about Jesus and his security. Yeah I know. Jesus, God, God, Jesus. Still. Actually, I shouldn’t assume everyone reading this believes Jesus was or is God, but even if you believe he was just a man, you can learn from his ability to handle criticism.
I didn’t really want to talk about this tonight, but I’m going to get it over with. It’s been a nagging thing in the back of my mind and I guess that means I should talk about it. It seems like such a silly thing but it’s something I really want to fix about myself. My name is Julianne and I am…
My husband and I are in a couples group and we started this new book called “Emotionally Healthy Spiritually.” Yes, I’m reading two books at once. I love books. Some books I read every word while others I just skim. This one is a skim type of book because it’s loaded with so much information. I’m not gonna lie, I have anxiety about what this book is going to say about my anxiety, among other things.
Over the summer, I read through the book of Acts. I don’t typically read straight through books of the bible. Usually I read a verse here and a verse there, everywhere a verse verse. But after watching the Bible TV series, it piqued my interest. The actual Bible, that is.
Last night, I repeated the same prayer over and over. Please don’t let this be my calling. Please don’t let this be my calling. Even though that doesn’t make a whole lot of sense, it did in my head and it was overwhelming to say the least. I told God he was going to have to give me the strength to continue to trust in him no matter what comes my way.
Today the struggle to forgive is real. Last week, in my Moms Group we were discussing a chapter in “Out of the Spin Cycle” by Jen Hatmaker. Some of it was about forgiveness. I felt as though nothing was hindering me when it came to forgiving others until a few days later this wave of resentfulness invaded my mind. I’m not gonna lie, it felt kinda good; a lot like mustering-up-profanities-within-seconds-after-stubbing-your-toe kind of good.