I came across an incredible article this morning, and it has so much great insight and truth into why we need to keep fighting the temptation and curiosity to see and/or read “50 Shades of Grey.” It was so encouraging … Continue reading
You guys don’t know a whole lot about me, so I’m going to tell you about a quality of mine. I do not have a strong presence. I am introverted in nature, in that large groups make me very nervous … Continue reading
It does not matter how the world sees you. God sees your full potential, He designed you for specific purposes. With Jesus, we can grow for the rest of our lives, we can have an impact for His kingdom and … Continue reading
Jealousy can become a second-nature emotion if you are anything like me. You fixate on something that you do not like about yourself or about your life, and you longingly (and even angrily) look at others that have what you want.
I struggled with this over this weekend. I didn’t talk to God about it, because I was ashamed of the things I was jealousof and longing for. Then I asked God what He wanted me to learn before I read the Bible. I opened up to 1 Corinthians 3. Check this out.
“… for you are still controlled by your sinful nature. You are jealous of one another and quarrel with each other… aren’t you living like the people of the world?”
Here is the prayer I wrote after reading this. It greatly helped me last night, I hope it helps you as well!
Please, Jesus, convict my heart of this truth – that You have made me and my body fearfully and perfectly. I am healthy. I am beautiful. The world may desire something else, but I was not created for the pleasure of the world. I was not created to be physically admired by many. My true, unmistakable, and never-ending beauty comes from within, from the Holy Spirit giving life to my eyes and warmth to my smile, from the Holy Spirit giving me the validation I need and instilling the confidence to feel comfortable in my own skin, from the Holy Spirit revealing a true, vulnerable, and beautiful heart. In Jesus name, I rebuke this jealousy and insecurity. Your work is flawless, and You are my loving Creator. I am Your masterpiece, help me to see nothing but that. Amen.
P.S. if you have commented or e-mailed me and I have not gotten back to you yet, please forgive me. I care very deeply about everything you have to say. Ethan and I have been going through the most insane month of our lives. I will give more details later!! I truly hope you all are doing well. Praying for you!!
My fiancé and I were just talking about this vicious circle that seems to be happening in our culture. There is a desperation for beauty. The desire is not necessarily a bad thing, God created us with the desire to … Continue reading
This lady is HILARIOUS and totally right!!! She talks about the lack of self-respect that comes from flaunting your body or looking lustfully at those flaunting their bodies.
My new moto will be “twerking outside of marriage is wrong” hahaha.
Don’t be the Bathsheba meaning don’t be a sexual temptation by flaunting your body publicly. No, Bathsheba did not make David do what he did, but the reason for my title is that women today are inviting men to commit … Continue reading