Tagged with Faith

You’re Not That Special

Sometimes we have trouble believing that God really forgives our mistakes. We know all the verses that promise His forgiveness, and we believe they’re true…for other people. Just not us. We’re too messed up. Our mistakes too ugly, too shameful. I’ve got a got a couple of blunt truths to share. First, you’re not that … Continue reading

Giving Thanks in and for Everything

In honor of Thanksgiving, I wanted to share these beautiful (and challenging) thoughts about giving thanks¬†from Ann Voskamp’s book, One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are. If you haven’t read it, I highly recommend it. Facing the abandonment of God Himself (does it really get any worse than this?), Jesus … Continue reading