Ugly.

Ugly.

I let the opinions of others rule my life. I succumbed to the fear and the pressure I felt around me to be a certain way, or follow a certain path instead of listening and trusting the Lord. I let the core of my being slip away, out of reach, because I wanted to make [...]

All Because I Feel Things.

All Because I Feel Things.

My whole life I was told that the fact that I am a sensitive and overly emotional person was a weakness. When I felt something strongly and expressed it, I was laughed at and told that it was a “bad” thing. Up until recently, I accepted that as truth. I worked tirelessly to shove feelings [...]

Your Steadfast Love, O Lord, Held Me Up.

Your Steadfast Love, O Lord, Held Me Up.

Inadequate. That is a word I have been using to describe myself lately. It keeps popping up in my head when someone puts me down, makes fun of me, when I can’t get over my emotions, when I can’t figure out a solution to a problem, when my hair doesn’t look quite right, when I [...]