Humility is a correct understanding of where we stand in relation to God. Let’s quit it with the compliment-ducking, shame-inducing, condemning idea that to have humility means we must always think poorly of ourselves.
Patience is born out of a heart of thankfulness.
“Mommy, can we go to the store and buy food for people who don’t have a home?” I was taken aback by my daughter’s request as we pulled out of her preschool parking lot. “Of course. Let’s do it now,” I said.
God cares about your story because He has chosen your story as a way to display His glory to the world.
What do you want? An adventurous life? A life with twists and turns? A journey opened up to vast possibilities, always moving toward the new, leaving the old in the dust?
If I've learned anything from my 33 years in this world, it's that bravery is not a characteristic reserved only for knights, superheroes and soldiers. Bravery is as necessary to being human as is breathing.
The more I learn about the vast size of the universe, and the more I realize how massive and completely other our God is, the more I wrestle with how he can care about this peon named Allison.