For He is Pleased with Me
Thank you reminding us that there is a balance in our life. That our focus should be on Him! In that focus He shows us where we should be moving to and how to gracefully say yes and no as He leads. How to live out His plan and will for our life all the while learning and growing as His plan unfolds. Great post January, you have me thinking this morning. Seeking His approval while living out Christ with compassion and grace. Learning what His boundaries for me will help guide my yeses and noes. ~R
Recently as part of an exercise for training I have to do as a volunteer, I had to ask a few people about my strengths and weaknesses. While I wasn’t surprised by the responses (That is good, right?), I also learned that many of these strengths are also my greatest weaknesses.
Because while I am caring, passionate, and can handle multiple tasks, I am also too caring, too passionate, and find it hard to say “no.”
Because I care too much, I also care too much about what others think. I hate criticism, and in the process of being picked apart, I start picking at myself even more.
Because I am too passionate, I take on the burdens, worries, and struggles of the world around me. In the process I get worn down, beat up, broken, and used up.
Because I resist the urge to say “no” in the fear…
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