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Battered Feet

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This past year and a half that I have been done with college has been a journey of many things! It has not been an easy journey, but one that has grown my walk with the Lord. There are so many details to our individual lives, and there is only one person who could possibly understand it all and know exactly what to do. Christ has been that for me, often times I find that I come to Him at the very last moment when I am falling a part, but I have learned that He is always there beginning to end. It is just our stubbornness and pride that keeps us from turning to Him. There is so much freedom in walking through life with someone else, the very person that created you. I remember sitting one day and thinking about my journey with the Lord and praying through some decisions I have to make and realizing it's a hard journey to walk. There are times when I am worn out and exhausted, my feet are battered and they need a break. Then thinking through Jesus' life, I realized He is the one…

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall...

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I was recently thinking about what my life is reflecting. When I stand in the mirror what do I see? Often times it is frustration with the way that I look, my hair looks bad, nothing is fitting right, etc. Most of the time I overlook the real thing that I should be concerned with which is my heart. I was doing a study on Hebrews 4:12, "For the word of God is living and active and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing as far as the division of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart." The part that really got to me was that God judges the thoughts and intentions of the heart. I always took this verse as something that was placing God in the light of convicting. While he very much does that through the Spirit, I saw a tender God in this passage instead, and I saw Him in a different light than ever before. God through His abundant grace has blessed me with the opportunity to have a personal relationship wi…