But the reality was that I did have emotions, and I was ashamed at what my emotions would tell me about myself.
What she was saying was that there was no shame, and those thoughts of fear have been paid for by Jesus. But, He also wants not just forgiveness for our hearts and minds but freedom by turning and walking in a new direction. His desire for us is peace and abundant life.
God began revealing a new message to me. He was using the same words, but they meant something entirely different. Those words were no longer about me choosing Him, but about the fact that He had already chosen me and I needed to accept my title as “Chosen.”
am fiercely introverted. I often find myself drifting to the corners of my mind – pondering ideas, meditating on scripture, revisiting conversations, and making observations. I also delight in creating engaging lesson plans, dreaming up dinner menus, and planning weekends with loved ones. These are good things. But my mind can also be a place…