*My 30th birthday is in a month and 2 days. I thought I would take a look back at my heart as I approached my 29th last year.*
okay I really went to three colleges. I married. I have lived in six cities to date. I have had eight anniversaries. I have three children that are all the same age. I got a degree. Chose a career. Started a business. I had labels given to me in my teenage years ripped off and new ones stuck on. I have gained friendships and lost friendships. My twenties have been wild. Wildly hard. Wildly joyful. Wildly beautiful and scary. This decade has been just like that hour glass; sometimes I viewed it as empty other times overflowing with joy and contentment. Mingled in with those hard times have been some of the biggest spiritual revelations of my twenty-two years of knowing Jesus. Even though painful times beg to brand our memories, overshadowing the joy and triumph in life, I would not trade them or wish them away. It is in those times that I got to know Jesus more intimately. Before my twenties, my relationship with Christ lacked depth. In my twenties, His character came alive and He became my best friend. He has been my...
Savior: He saved me from death.
Healer: He healed me from sickness.
Deliverer: He delivered me from darkness.
Counselor: He instructed me in the way I should go.
Friend: He was there, when others did not understand.
"If you confess with your mouth Jesus as Lord, and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you shall be saved; for with the heart man believes, resulting in righteousness, and with the mouth he confesses, resulting in salvation." Romans 10:9-10