"I was brutish and ignorant; I was like a beast towards you. Nevertheless, I am continually with you, you hold my right hand. You guide me with your counsel, and afterward you will receive me to glory.
Self-doubt is something almost everyone deals with at one point. For the past couple months, as I watched myself grow apart from friends instead of moving closer, I examined myself.
Did I talk too much? Was I too crazy? Did I talk about myself too much? Did they not talk to me because I wasn’t as good at that particular sport? Was I too selfish? Was I too goofy? Too shy?
Recently I've gotten into the habit of going to my iPod first thing after meals, school, etc and playing games on my iPod- a lot, instead of building relationships and doing something productive or for the Kingdom of God.
So, a week or two ago, I was lying on the couch playing Candy Crush when my older sister's music drifts into the room I was in. And these two lines just touched me. I sat up straight and threw down my iPod as I listened. The song simply said:
This is your life/Are you who you wanna be
(From This is Your Life by Switchfoot)
"I have said these things to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation, but take heart;
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"I will give thanks to you, Lord, with all of my heart; I will tell of all your wonderful deeds."