The struggle we face on many first days of anything is getting caught in the comparison trap...You are enough. It doesn’t matter what you look like or have accomplished. What really matters, is how you treat yourself and others.
The hard part about this argument is the fact that we instantly go to the idea of "illegal immigration", when the conversation should be pointed toward the seeking of asylum.
We need to celebrate the success of others. It actually should only push us to be better. Not to match up to them, but for ourselves to achieve the best we can achieve.
Take time to smile. Keep a smile on your face. Bring joy into the life of another.
how do we protest well? How do we stand against oppression and broken systems, without turning toward hate ourselves?
Here's a few thoughts to assist you in starting, and ending, your senior year strong, and leaving a positive impression that will last with others, but also for you...
“Then the master called the servant in. ‘You wicked servant,’ he said, ‘I canceled all that debt of yours because you begged me to. Shouldn’t you have had mercy on your fellow servant just as I had on you?’ In anger his master handed him over to the jailers to be tortured, until he should pay … Continue reading Why Is Grace So Difficult?
One of the greatest joys I have as a pastor, is assisting people in their journey of faith, especially when it comes to seeking out who God has created them to be. I have many conversations with individuals trying to understand their calling in life. They are navigating through heavy questions of passion, purpose, and … Continue reading Calling and Character
Have you ever felt like you were inadequate? Have you ever looked in the mirror and questioned whether or not you are truly doing what you are supposed to be doing? Self doubt is natural, mainly because it is a broken part of yourself that hinders you from experiencing the fullness of your potential. The … Continue reading Dealing with Doubt
Sometimes you need to take a step back to figure out your pace in life, then jump back in with a good rhythm.