God did not come to me loudly. He came to me in a whisper. His whisper was enough.
My past defines me and my future holds that elusive happiness I continually seek are the two most insidious lies the ego feeds us.
Adversity is not something to fear. Adversity is our greatest teacher. Rather than simply telling us what something IS, adversity forces us to experience what it’s NOT. That’s why the lessons stick. Because the price we pay for learning them is a high one.
God's will is good and perfect because it is born of pure, abiding, unconditional love. When we exist in His perfect will, we rise above the world and all its temptations and pitfalls.
If there’s one thing I’ve learned during my recovery journey, it’s that there are no guarantees in this life.
Every time we’re faced with hardship and loss, we initially respond in one of three ways, fight, escape, or accept. Consciously or unconsciously, we each have our “go-to method”.