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Secure in Insecurity


God began dealing with me on insecurity many years ago.  It has certainly been a process, one that I'm sure will be ongoing in my daily walk.  For the longest time, I believed that these feelings were based on statements such as "I'm not" or "I don't".  Little did I know that the root of insecurity had nothing to do with what I possess or how I look.  The heart of the matter stemmed back much further to the ideas and beliefs I had about God.  And when He shined His light on those dark and...

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Blessed Assurance


"And as we live in God, our love grows more perfect.  So we will not be afraid of the day of judgement, but we can face him with confidence because we live like Jesus here in this world.  Such love has no fear, because perfect love expels all fear.  If we are afraid, it is for fear of punishment, and this shows that we have not fully experienced his perfect love."                             1 John 4:17-18 (NLT) I can vividly remember as a child...

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Inadequately Guarded


Years ago, the Lord began to deal with me on a certain issue that I had been struggling with for quite some time.  It was one of those things that I knew was there, but just assumed it was normal and something I should live with.  It seemed more painful to address, than to hide and pretend didn't exist.  It was insecurity.  And it wasn't leaving without a fight. The definition of insecurity is:  not sure or certain; doubtful; inadequately guarded or protected; unsteady; not firm or fixed. I'm not sure when insecurity began to creep in....

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