There is an abundant need in this world for your exact brand of beautiful.
Self-rejection paves the landing strip for the rejection of others to arrive and pull on up to the gates of our hearts.
When a man is physically present but emotionally absent, a girl's heart can feel quite hollow and helpless.
The mind feasts on what it focuses on. What consumes my thinking will be the making or the breaking of my identity.
Jesus knew what being rejected felt like. Jesus knew. He knew the feelings. He knew the struggles. Ad in an earth-shattering moment, Jesus exposed the way of escape for us. He matched every feeling - the emptiness, the deprivation, and the rejection - with truths straight from God's Word.
We run at a breakneck pace to try and achieve what God simply wants us to slow down enough to receive.
If we become enamored with something in this world we think offers better fullness than God, we will make room for it. We leak out His fullness to make room for something else we want to chase.
God's love isn't based on me. It's simply placed on me. And it's the place from which I should live...loved.