I’m back! Did you miss me? 🙂 Side Note: What the heck is happening?!?!? Anyone else feel like a crazy person right now? Just give me a fist pump whether you agree or not. I need to know that in this land of insanity, I’m not alone. I think we all do, right? I mean, my thoughts bounce from, my kids need to go to back to school cause, well, GET OUT! to …….I want them to be safe and worry about sending them. Then I’m like…..our world is falling apart! to…….I believe in a Jesus that is bigger than the crap going on around me. Depending on the day people, who knows what Heather you will get.
In all honesty, it’s been difficult for me to write. Doesn’t help that we are living the same day over and over again. I read a quote this morning that really hit me. “Never put the key to your happiness in somebody else’s pocket.” Oh Snap!!!! Well chew me up and spit me out because for the love, I’m pretty sure that’s happening in Heatherland. Not only do thoughts spin around with social media, friends, and family in regards to living up to what they need or want, questioning our worth, but now we’ve got a crisis we are living in that straight up leaves us uneasy and not knowing what the next day will hold. After all that being said, happiness is not the first word that would come to mind. More like sadness, loss of control, anger, frustration, pure poop! I know for a fact that I’m living in that place. That I’ve completely allowed my surroundings and others to dictate my feelings and my worth. I know this because I burned my arm in a straight line while getting a pan out of the oven and not minutes apart, my husband and daughter are questioning the marks. I’ve been semi living in a pit of doom and obviously more than I realize when I’m questioned about cutting. So what’s our truth. Isaiah 41:13, “For I am the Lord your God who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, Do not fear, I will help you.” Okay! OKAY!!! And breath because our worth, our happiness, our help doesn’t come from the outside shenanigans. We need to be brave enough to let go. Brave enough to spit in the face of the ugly lies. Brave enough to know who we are, apart from the world. Our hands are being held by the Almighty. Let go of the ugly hands that are trying to steal your happiness.
“Never put the key to your happiness in somebody else’s pocket.”