To being strong inside and out!
Do you love having a daily Bible verse to read? When you pick a quote about strength it doesn’t hurt to think it comes as a little blessing from God.
As a young teenager, I remember opening my Bible and closing my eyes as I let the pages sift through my fingers. I’d drop it flat on the table and put my finger down on the page hoping that the daily inspiration I received would be picked by change.
So many times a verse I memorized as a child became manna for the future. Like little ticking time bombs, a word would finally make sense years later.
One time, while in the hospital delivering my 3rd child too early than I was supposed to, I was terrified about my heath and feared death. I remembered my grandmother loved Proverbs 23, and so I meditated on each phrase until my son was born.
How amazing those words became to me. I had never appreciated a single verse from that chapter, I suppose because I didn’t have to. Yet, during my time of need, the same chapter that my grandmother prayed each day became my mantra during the darkest night.
Bible verses about strength are inspiring for busy women, Christian or not.
From losing a friendship to gaining weight, sometimes things happen in life that just plain should not. It’s nothing you did.
It’s nothing you didn’t do which can zap your energy just trying to fix a problem you didn’t create.
And if you did, it’s ever harder dealing with the fear and guilt of it all.
But when unexpected and expected change does happen, there’s this tiny emotional alarm that goes off inside and asks, “What could I have done differently? How could I have prevented this from happening?”
The intuitive nature of a woman drives her to think things over — and then think them over some more.
Doing so brings many blessings, along with an awareness of a few dangers. Looking inside can teach us important lessons, but staring into an abyss of regret ruins lives.
And it’s especially hard to look inside for answers when it seems there simply may not be any to find, or when those we find just don’t make any sense.
Rehashing different scenarios can foster a sense of fear when what a woman really wants is …Continue Reading