This time last year we were making corny comments about 20/20 vision and sharing JT album memes. It’s pretty safe to say that we didn’t see this year coming. Well, some did…but that’s a topic for another time.
On the surface, it’s easy to only see the losses of this year. We’ve all experienced deep sorrow this year. Whether it’s a personal loss or the loss of what used to be, it’s all overwhelming. Arguably the biggest loss of 2020 is what we perceived as ‘normal.’ It started gradually but here we are 9 months later and our lives are upended.
Even in the midst of constant trials, and against all odds, I gained that 20/20 vision we were all referencing. As the world around us was changing, my eyes were being opened in a way I never thought possible. We do not live in the world we think we do. We have been conditioned and programmed our entire lives. It’s not intentional; we simply didn’t know any different.
In the midst of this cultural awakening, I experienced a spiritual awakening like never before. God has revealed himself to me in so many ways. Growing up in church is not the same as truly experiencing God and His will for your life. I have not arrived, nor will I ever, but I’m closer to Him than ever. I’m finally on the path I was made for.
Something that has never wavered is my passion for writing. It is a personal outlet for me and frankly, I have a lot to say 😊 You see, I am no longer the same. Yes, fundamentally, I am still me. Same over-the- top personality, same fiercely loyal girl I’ve always been. But I now have a renewed passion for God. A new passion for truth. I now question the world around me. The days of blindly following are over. I no longer have the ability to sit down and shut up. I’ve always been a little too much and toned myself down for others. I got really good at being a people pleaser. I just can’t do it anymore. I have to seek and share truth. I know that I’m called to raise my voice. This blog is a start. Who knows where it will lead but I plan to seek God and let Him guide the way.
I’m really excited to get back to writing. In the meantime, I want to share a link to my Pastor’s sermon from this past Sunday. It’s the start of a series about Bible prophecies coming to fruition before our eyes. He did such a fantastic job. Please check it out and share!
Until next time,