Ever feel like you’re living on a prayer?
Like you’re listening to God, and feel certain you’re minding your yeses and noes and maybes…
You wonder if you’re the right girl for the job, because you limp into bed each night with the weight of your people and your compassions and your sorrows settled like an elephant on your heart?
Friend, if that’s you too, may we remind each other today that— it’s okay.
It’s okay to not have it all together every bless’ed moment.
It’s okay to need grace.
It’s okay to be yourself in all your weary brokenness.
Dare I say, preferable even?
You see, others trust what they can relate to.
And, as far as I can tell, in order to make a difference in this world, it’s imperative we gain the trust of others.
So—here’s to being okay with living on a prayer. Tweet This
(Is there a better source? Than prayer?)
If you’re like me, we sometimes forget that the daily stuff isn’t always supposed to be simple.
And that being human means being tired at times.
Here’s the thing—being tired doesn’t mean we’ve missed God.
His mission for us might just be one of Living on a Prayer.
One of allowing grace its rightful place.
One of being free from the bondage of appearances.
There doesn’t have to be a contradiction, you know?
We can rest in Him and yet be humanly weary.
Have you ever held a sleeping baby in your arms? Pure heaven-on-earth, right?
That’s how I picture God during our weariest of seasons.
Rocking us in His arms. His delight. His joy.
We’re still the sleepy baby. He’s still the strong Protector who understands our humanity and meets us in it with supernatural strength and gentle loving-care.
Take heart—our God knows what it is to be human.
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