The kingdom of God is a diverse kingdom. There is a place for all of us. We are accepted in the beloved. It is our differences that make us unique. It is our history, our stories that bring life color. It is our individuality that brings God glory.
What have you challenged yourself to lately? What hard goals have you set? I believe that everyone should feel the joy of accomplishing something big in their lifetime. Something that is difficult and requires hard work.
This month I want to challenge you to live in joy. Find that joy you once had or even better, find a newfound joy. Search for joy, pursue joy, and schedule what I like to call "Joy Jump-starters"....Here's a list of some of my favorites.........
I believe it is important to know who we are. To know who we have been created to be. I also believe it is important to constantly affirm that knowledge. We are bombarded with ideas, images, and words that often go against the truth of who we really are.