Growing up, there were always a handful of "older" single women in my life. I remember them as fun and dynamic. They were involved in ministry and poured into my life in some form or fashion. That's why I knew them. And loved them. But as much as I admired them, I did not want to be one of them.
Last summer, I felt like the Lord asked me to give up romance.Novels.Music.Movies. For those of you who are still getting to know me, this was a hard ask. Because. I am a champion of love!!
We have already established that I love books. Sometimes, and by sometimes I mean mostly, I love to read mindless fiction so that I can escape reality. I call it candy. I love real candy and book candy. These books are not candy. These books are fresh fruit. With incredible benefits for your soul. They are designed to heal. To uproot lies and replace them with Truth. My friend Sandy loved Proverbs 25:11. I can still hear her voice sparkling with delight as she read it from her Amplified Bible. Like apples of gold in settings of silver Is a word spoken at the right time. Here are five books that were a well-spoken word in the right season. They came into my life when I needed them most. 1. The Divine Romance This book changed the way I saw God. And my understanding of how God sees me. It is an allegory of creation. …
My biggest takeaway from my time in the anonymous world was the importance of processing out your feelings. We are only as sick as our secrets and I have found that clarity comes when I take the time to process out my emotions (and secrets) before the Lord.