There is a longing in all of us to be found. We want to be seen and heard. Even when we're hiding we hope someone will come and scoop us up into loving arms make everything good again. Our hearts were designed for love, for intimacy, and for belonging.
Prodigal, what does it really mean? I've pondered long over this English word and its meaning for a number of days now. Knowing how the word is most often used I felt sure I knew the definition. So, without looking it up in a dictionary, I wrote out my own definition of the word prodigal. … Continue reading Lavish Grace & Steadfast Love
One way He has been doing that in this past year has been through a Titus 2 woman on the other side of the world. A Grandma of faith who has learnt through deep wounding of her own, how to open her palms and release basket after basket. This woman has taught me that there is Strength to be found in confessing my pride, anger, bitterness, and unforgiveness. In repenting before my sisters and brothers in Christ.
For a long, long time I wanted to blame the enemy for wreaking destruction. I've given into the temptation too and blamed most of the people who love me most, including my Father who loves me best. Yet, I am the one who had a choice to believe in the goodness of God and trust in His faithfulness. I am the one who bought the cheap lies and allowed the enemy to leave my secret heart in ruins.