I’m not one of those people who responds well to cute Pinterest quotes. I roll my self-righteous eyes and think “Ugh, I don’t have time for that. Give me something with substance.” That’s honestly a huge part of the reason I start every encouraging Instagram post with scripture. I hate flattery and cliches. I don’t want to be told “you’re enough” or “hey gorgeous!” It seems so surface-level. I want to be told “you are counted righteous because of the blood of Jesus.” ‘Man, she’s intense,’ you’re probably thinking, ‘or maybe just bitter.’ You’d be right, on both counts.
I can’t apologize for that intensity (#sorrynotsorry) but sister, I’m on my knees about that bitterness. The Lord has been gently drawing me in, and drawing out some bitterness in my soul. Namely, that I don’t believe He’s a good, kind Father.Read More