I have no idea where I’m going spiritually and emotionally, but I trust the God Who walks with me.
In the midst of difficulty, we can – and should – attempt the long, non-linear movement from despair to gratitude.
“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.” ― Epicurus
Newsflash: My value isn’t in how perfect my life looks, and neither is yours. You and I are free.
Healing comes in many forms, not just physical. Not just an all-or-nothing “healed” or “not healed.” You might miss it if you only look for that.
I ask you to read this piece – each and every excruciatingly painful and hopeful word – and to consider how to stand with the survivors of sexual assault in your life or how to take care of yourself if you are a survivor yourself.
What are you facing? What would be in your bag? How would it help get you up and out?
Be kind to yourself amidst, and especially in, transitional days and seasons in order to keep going strong.