You know what? It's amazing how God uses creatures like oysters and the long process of several years to make beautiful pearls. No I'm not holding a pearl, but I thought it kind of looked like one 😆. But it's just awesome how God takes trials and uses the fire of trials to make His children come out like gold. I would never have wished to struggle with the guilt or shame of an ed but God has used it for good. Shaving away idols and making me more like Jesus and less like that idolatrous person I used to be. .
“Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed.”
1 Peter 2:24 #beautyinChrist#beautyfromashes#Godsworld#croatiabeach#edwarrior#edsoldier#edfam#recovery#prorecovery#chasinglight
Trekking through the Oregon jungle. 1 Of Few’s A.T.M group (All Terrain Men). They kicked and complained when their parents made them come... but they all said without me bringing it up, how much fun they had. Men in the making.
It was raining in the woods today, and the autumn leaves were all a-quiver under splashes of rain.
And as we walked, those raindrops falling all around, they sounded like they were making music in the October woods.
We hoisted our hoods, and we walked a bit faster, but the heron, the tall one with the beady eye, she just stood there, in the middle of all that rain and laughed at us and carried on fishing.
Can you spot her?