“Don’t look to his answers (or apparent lack of answers) as the measure of his love, faithfulness, and goodness. Seek his face through his Word and prayer, and allow that truth to be the lens you view your circumstances through. Above all, seek his face, and you will be greater able to trust his hand – regardless of the outcome.”
10 Rules That Changed by Life – Minimal Mom
“A functional, day-to-day belief in the sovereignty of God will not remove this tension from your life. God will not always give us answers, but he always gives us himself. He reveals to us his existence, rule, wisdom, faithfulness, and love so that we can experience peace and rest of heart even as we face painful mysteries.”
Tsh Oxenreider – Goodbye Instagram
“What brought me the clarity I needed was searching for and naming the positive, not scowling at the negative. By recognizing that there were, indeed, good reasons to be on the app, I got honest. I named the good. And I realized that for me, the good wasn’t good enough.”
“Lo and behold, my consuming worries had very little to do with the other person at all. The anxiety was actually about me – my desire to be liked, respected, admired…and my craving to please people. Well, what do you know? I’m still a People Pleaser, after all. Apparently, People Pleasing is a shapeshifter, disappearing in one form and reappearing as something else.”
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