Joy · Judging · Shame · Suffering

joyful suffering…

A recent conversation left me feeling a bit… I don’t know… confused…? Hearing about how anger stirred… when another heard comments made about me… Comments aimed at my faith… perceived by the hearer as judgmental… hypocritical… I wasn’t sure how to respond… The Believer who shared the stories… was visibly angered… me not so much……… Continue reading joyful suffering…

Discipline · Exile · Isaiah 49 · Shame · Wait on Him

wait on Him… Isaiah 49:22-23…

Thus says the Lord God: “Behold, I will lift up my handto the nations, and raise my signal to the peoples;and they shall bring your sons in their bosoms,and your daughters shall be carried on their shoulders.Kings shall be your foster fathers, and their queensyour nursing mothers. With their faces to the groundthey shall bow…… Continue reading wait on Him… Isaiah 49:22-23…

Lessons · Repentance · Shame · Transformation

learning to live… shame-less…

Shame-less… free from shame…For so long… I’ve been walking under the influence of shame…Uncomfortable… with His call on my life… self-conscious…How awful… to be so uncomfortable… with what He calls me to… simply because I would prefer a person to call me to the task… validate… what I do…It’s much easier to explain the why…… Continue reading learning to live… shame-less…