I’m faltering. I’m not sure how how to prioritize my time to best please my new boss. But God makes it easy. He has shown us what is good and makes his Father’s heart glad.
I cannot remember a time when I did not bite my nails.
But I am writing today to tell you that bad habits are breakable and good habits are makeable.
But not how you think. Or at least, not how I used to think. Because I tried it all. Again and again and again.
Scolding didn’t help. Pain and shame
didn’t help. Love, health and resolve weren’t even strong enough to grow me out some nails.
But this summer something unexpected happened. And, whether or not you bite your nails, I think you would be encourage to know.
Mama said there’d be days like this. And God said there’d be mercy to match. But how do you take it in hand and pick it off mercy’s tree?
“We’ve moved on with another player. The offer is off the table.” When that unjust, punch-in-the-gut news came Wednesday, this truth grounded me. It is the only mindset that could possibly convert that (bitter) disappointment into (real) joy