Taking Off The Mask

We cover our faces daily with masks

To hide the pain

To hide our reality

To hide our sins.

 

We hope we won’t have to remove our masks

Because we will show the world

We are vulnerable

We have flaws

We are actually human.

 

We cover our hearts daily with masks

To hide our pain

To run from our reality

To rationalize our sins.

 

Then God steps in front of us and removes our masks.

We feel naked

We feel vulnerable

We see our humanness.

 

When God steps in front of us and removes our masks

We feel His love

We experience His forgiveness

And we become FREE.

 

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Your Motivation – Your Purpose

Have you ever been asked questions (implied and direct) on the reasons for what you do?

“Who are you, anyway?”

“Are you just like everyone else, seeking popularity?”

“Are you just gifted or is there more behind the gifts?”

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Nothing to Fear – But Fear Itself

“There is nothing to fear but fear itself.”

How many of us have heard this quote before?

As I reviewed some recent events in my life I’ve learned first-hand that this statement is certainly true.

I began to realize that my hesitation in many aspects of life stem from deeply rooted fear:

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Real Love Hurts

I am learning about love and what it should look like. After taking a long journey down an undesired path several years ago, I am cautious about opening up my heart to others. Many will agree that we need to be cautious about opening up our hearts to others. Even in Proverbs 4:23 (NIV) it states “Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life.”

But I wonder, will I be able to receive or show love when I am so cautious and closed?

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