I Am Not Afraid

I stand at my window with dread welling up in me. It’s a mild, sunny day, yet I can’t help but feel the weight of my opposition. I’ve heard it said that when you taste defeat, Almighty God weeps with you. I’ve heard it said that God restores the years that the locusts have eaten; […]

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Jesus, as I call Your Name, I feel crushing defeat Weighing down. Surely, no, it couldn’t be, Not my pride, no, not control, My heavy crown. I see a future full of stuff To do, entirely of my own Creating. But the calendar constrains— The due process of order leaves me Waiting. I open my […]

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Truth and Perspective

I was feeling defeated today. What do I do when I feel defeated? I talk to Jesus. So, J and I were talking today and He showed me something that I hadn’t fully realized. I’ve been comparing myself with my brothers and sisters in Christ, trying to measure up to an imaginary standard of excellence […]

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