God did not come to me loudly. He came to me in a whisper. His whisper was enough.
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.
Facing addiction, alcoholism, grief, and despair, are journeys of the soul that must be faced alone. These journeys feel more like battles, but they open us to healing and to a deeper understanding of ourselves and our Creator than we'd ever know until we face them.
Faith is knowing without needing to question, believing without needing to see, and trusting without needing to worry.
It's one thing to own your mistakes. It's quite another to allow them to define you. To continue to carry them long after the lessons have been learned.
What does unity mean? More importantly, what does unity with Christ mean?