Feelings of abandonment and rejection;
starved of affection, seeking attention, striving for perfection.
“I will never fail you. I will never abandon you.” (Heb. 13:5)
“My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.”(2 Cor. 12:9)
Dwelling on His promises, the lies begin to cease.
Crippled by fear.
“Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand”.–Isaiah 41:10
Alone, unworthy, a mistake – words spoken over your life.
“You watched me as I was being formed in utter seclusion,
as I was woven together in the dark of the womb.
You saw me before I was born.
Every day of my life was recorded in your book.
Every moment was laid out
before a single day had passed.
How precious are your thoughts about me, O God.
They cannot be numbered!” (Psalm 139:15-17)
If you are breathing; whether your are a follower of Christ or don’t believe in Him at all; He has made you specifically, intricately, and uniquely to fulfill a specific plan and purpose He has designed for you explicitly.
Your parents may or may not have planned you,
However, God did.
It is you; He is, has, and will continue to pursue.
The opposite of depression,
The opposite of anxiety and fear,
The opposite of feeling worthless,
knowing how much you are loved.
We all crave peace, joy, and love.
Stop looking for a feeling, look for a Person; God.
God is Joy.
God is Peace.
God is Love.
There is great truth in the infamous saying “you become who you hang out with.” The more you hang out with God; spend time in His Word and His presence- the more like Him you become. When you become like Him you begin to take on His character. Very soon the fear, anxiety, depression, and unworthiness is replaced with your true identity which is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness. (Gal. 5:22)
This is the abundant life, this is the life you were created to live.