Too focused on everyone else around me to notice the design that God had given specifically to me.
And then around the time I entered my thirties I started to catch glimpses of who I was created to be. Alisa Keeton calls this your “Original Design”.
I began to realize that not only had I been given a voice, but that I could use that voice to speak out on behalf of people and causes that mattered.
I have learned what it means to take care of my body in away that glorifies God and not some airbrushed image I had been chasing after in a magazine or on television.And when I got my body healthy, my mind followed.
All we do is accept His gift.What freedom!
And freedom is what I have found.After years and years of searching, I’m finally starting to figure it out.
God not only loves me, but He created me with a SPECIFIC purpose. And He says that I am good! HE says that I’m able because of HIS strength in me. Because HE says I’m enough, I can tune out all others that say
I was given a design- MY original design- and am starting to figure out what that is. That means that instead of trying to do EVERYTHING, I can focus on the few things that He has gifted me in and called me to.
I’ve been given ONE life and it matters.I can choose to spend it pursuing foolish and fleeting things that will never satisfy, or I can choose to pour out my life each day, each moment, for whatever purposes He has set before me.
I have moments when I begin to doubt the work that I’ve been given to do.
it right now.YOU. ARE. LOVED.
You are valuable.You are worth pursuing.
In fact, the creator of the UNIVERSE is pursuing and wooing you even right now.God has a design for your life and He has promised that ALL things work together for our good and for His glory for those that love Him.
He says that you ARE good.
completion until the day of Christ Jesus.” (Phil. 1:6)
HE who began that good work in you WILL COMPLETE it.If God said it, He will do it.