destined for a purpose

‘A mother only has two hands and one heart yet Jesus says ‘that’s enough’. He says, ‘Do you love me?’ and you say, yes, with all of my little bitty heart. And He knows it will never compare to His love. But He says, ‘that’s enough’. Then He says ‘feed my sheep’. Because He knows, mothers, that you aren’t just able to feed your little lambs at home, but He has equipped you to feed sheep far beyond your pastures as well, to help heal many people, to bring many into His love, to shine a light that is so strong it defies physics and shatters glass — glass roofs, glass doors, fancy office buildings and apartments, shanty towns, slums, ghettoes…’ Continue reading destined for a purpose

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a frustrated child

‘Who lied to us to make us think that our children are genius enough to use tears to manipulate us? Who lied to us to make us think that a child can turn bad at any moment so you have to make sure you stop their bad behaviour immediately by any means? Who lied to us and told us that it’s not normal or socially acceptable to hug your child and help them through an outburst, even when it involves hitting, no matter how long it takes?’ Continue reading a frustrated child

addicted

‘I know that the feelings and thoughts of inadequacy that have plagued me my whole life, starting in high school, have NEVER trumped how grateful I am to be Bianca, the girl who was once asked why she always tries to be different, the girl whose answer to that was that she doesn’t try at all, she tries not to be sometimes but just gives up because she fails miserably. I know that the pride I feel in being ‘loved’ on social media is trumped by my desire to not rub my blessings in the face of the many out there who at that moment don’t have what I have and my desire to be a light that shines on the path, so that people can follow the way of the truth, rather than being a harsh, bright spotlight that shines on myself and leaves others in my shadow. My desire to show my life as amazing is always trumped by my desire to be vulnerable and share the whole truth, which I’ve seen countless times is not popular on social media — social media inhibits true vulnerability rather than encourages it…’ Continue reading addicted