Behold, New Thing’s ๐Ÿ’ž

Behold, I will do a new thing, 

Now it shall spring forth; 

Shall you not know it?

I will even make a road in the

wilderness

And river’s in the desert.”

๐Ÿ’Isaiah 43:19๐Ÿ’

Change is a funny thing, it sneak’s up on you, when you least expect it, transformation, renewal, growth and healing, come’s subtly, the longer I live, the more convinced I become of this, it come’s in the little moment’s and decision’s you make throughout the day, to grow, to change for the better, to go in a different direction and to do thing’s, differently. Change, growth, healing and transformation, especially, within your relationship with Jesus, doesn’t happen, overnight, it happen’s gradually, slowly and gently.  Jesus is the best Healer, Shepherd, Leader and Friend, there is, and He know’s how to change, heal, renew, transform and lead those that He is in relationship with, brilliantly, excellently, tenderly and kindly. He is constantly and consistently washing over me with the sweet, sweet water of His Word, and highlighting different area’s for me to change and to grow in, He does it so gently and so tenderly, that I want to change, that I want to follow Him, to where He’s leading me. I am stubborn, I alway’s have been, ever since I was a little girl, but the more that I give myself to Him, and the more that I let Him have all of my Heart ๐Ÿ’ and all of my life, the more I fall in Love ๐Ÿ’ with Him and the more that I fall in Love ๐Ÿ’ with Him, the easier it become’s to surrender everything to Him, to surrender all of who I am to Him. 

He is the kindest Leader ๐Ÿ’ž

He is the sweetest Friend๐Ÿ’ž

He is the most compassionate Shepherd and Guide๐Ÿ’ž

He is the most gentle Friend, Lover and Husband๐Ÿ’ž

and He is the most Tender Prince, He is the Prince of Peace๐Ÿ’ž

Change is hard, no matter what season you are in, change is hard, and for me, I don’t particularly like change, I like stability and routine, I like predictability and no surprises, it’s safe that way, but being in relationship with Jesus, has changed me, in way’s that I never even knew were possible, I’m not the same person that I was when I first entered into a deeper relationship with Him, at age twenty๐Ÿ’Being His, and being in an intimate relationship with Jesus, the Prince of Peace, has taught me how to accept change, how to walk through difficult and painful season’s, of life, with joy and peace, with an open heart ๐Ÿ’ trusting that God is good and that He know’s the plan’s that He has for me, plan’s to prosper me, not to harm me, plan’s to prosper me, not to harm me๐Ÿ’ Being in relationship with Jesus, has taught me to Love ๐Ÿ’ myself, to accept myself, exactly, as I am, and to be thankful and grateful for the way that God has created me, to Love ๐Ÿ’ myself and to see myself, like God see’s me, like God love’s me and to give myself mercy and grace, in the hard moment’s and season’s of change and transition๐Ÿ’I have learned so much about myself, from being in Relationship with Jesus and I have grown and changed into more of the person, that God, my wonderful and beautiful, Heavenly Father, Yahweh, has created me to be, but I’m not finished yet. I still have more growing to do, more changing, more healing and more renewing/transformation to walk through, no matter how painful it will be, but what give’s me Hope, for this long journey of change and growth and transformation/renewal, is Jesus๐Ÿ’

my Strong Tower๐Ÿ’ž

my beautiful, Prince of Peace๐Ÿ’ž

my healing Joy๐Ÿ’ž

and the sure and steadfast Hope that anchor’s my soul๐Ÿ’ž

It say’s in God’s Word that Jesus will never leave us, nor forsake us, that He will alway’s be with us, I have found this to be true, in so many more way’s than just one. When I have hit the end of myself, over and over and over again, when I have hit rock bottom, after failing, yet again, Jesus has alway’s been there for me, He has never left me nor forsaken me, and I can count on Him and trust that He will alway’s be with me, He is the Friend who has stuck closer to me than a brother, and each and every time, I hit rock bottom and come to the end of myself, each time I come to another broken, wounded, hurting part of myself, He gently love’s me back to life, He gently lead’s me into change and into a better, more healing way of thinking and doing this life and He never condemn’s me, He weep’s with me and then tell’s me that He love’s me, just the way I am, broken and messy and hurting. He tell’s me that God has a plan for me and He gently help’s me to get back up and keep living out the plan that God has for me, He’s so sweet, He’s so kind and He make’s change, so much easier, for me and even as I am writing this, I know that He desires to do the same for you. Yes, you, reading this blog, it isn’t an accident that you’ve read my story and have heard my pain and how good Jesus has been to me. If you’ve read this far, it’s because Jesus want’s you to know that He long’s to do the same thing, for you, as well, He long’s to love ๐Ÿ’ you, right where you are at. He long’s to wrap His arm’s around you and love ๐Ÿ’ on you, during the hardest day’s and season’s, of your life, day’s when you feel broken, day’s when you are broken and hurting, season’s when you don’t have the strength to keep going, and you’ve failed, for what feel’s like the hundredth time, in life. Jesus long’s to meet you in those places and to love ๐Ÿ’ you, right where your at, and then, when it’s time, He will gently lead you into change, into the beautiful life that God has planned for you, but first, let Jesus love ๐Ÿ’ you, first, and change, growth, transformation, healing and a new life, will follow.

Thank you for reading this blog and for allowing me to share my pain and my story with you all, I really, really appreciate it, and I thank God for each and every one of you, who take’s the time to read my blog, today was a little all over the place, but I’m praying that God will use the messy part’s of this blog and my story and my life, to show You how good He is, to show you how much He love’s you and to help you to make the decision to let Him all of the way in. Decide today, to let Jesus all of the way in to your heart ๐Ÿ’ and to your life, including the messy and broken part’s of your heart ๐Ÿ’ and life, you won’t regret it. God bless you all๐Ÿ’ž

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Love๐Ÿ’/Hate Relationship

I’ve got a Love/Hate relationship with life, on the one hand, I love it, I love the fact that God has planned out my life, from the beginning of time, I love the fact that God has planned and fashioned my day’s, for me, before there were any day’s and before I was born. I love how intentional God is with me and with my life, here on this earth, He know’s the plan’s that He has for me, plans’ to prosper me and not to harm me, plan’s to give me a Hope and a Future (Jeremiah 29:11) and He is consistently perfecting that which concern’s me and making my way perfect, on a daily basis. He order’s my step’s and delight’s in my way and He daily load’s me with benefit’s. These aspect’s of life, here on earth, I love ๐Ÿ’ but at the same time, I often find myself, weighed down with disappointment, brutal disappointment, with my life, here on earth. It’s often a confusing and painful mix of emotion’s to carry, peace and assurance knowing that God is taking care of everything that concern’s me, knowing that He is ordering my step’s and delighting in my way, on a daily basis and knowing that He know’s the plan’s that He has for me, plan’s to prosper me and not to harm me, plan’s to give me a Hope and a Future, bigger than I could have ever imagined for myself, and yet, at the same time, disappointment, because my life, here on earth, doesn’t look like I thought it would, because my life, here on earth, isn’t any of what I would have picked for myself and it look’s so different than the live’s of the people around me๐Ÿ’

How do I live with such a painful mix of emotion’s, you ask? that’s a good question, I’m glad you asked. For me, I have learned to surrender the pain of disappointment, in season’s of unmet expectation’s and unfulfilled promises, concerning my life, here on earth, with Jesus, to God, my Heavenly Father, who see’s me and who know’s me and who love’s me, just the way I am. He never condemn’s me for my pain, sometime’s I feel bad, because the pain of disappointment often steal’s the sweetness of knowing that God, my Heavenly Father, is taking care of me and that He has a plan for me and that He is ordering my step’s and delighting in my way. So I’ve learned and am still learning how to surrender the pain of disappointment for shattered hope’s and dream’s, for my life, with Jesus, to God, my Heavenly Father, sometimes on a daily basis, before the pain of disappointment, can steal anything else from my Relationship with God, my Heavenly Father, and with Jesus, His Only Son. I do this because, in the end, I know, that my life, is not my own, because I know that I have been crucified with Christ, and it is no longer, I who live, but Jesus Christ who live’s in me and the life that I now live, I live by faith in Jesus, the One who loved me and gave Himself, for me. I do this because I don’t want the pain of disappointment to turn into bitterness, ruining me and my personal relationship with God and poisoning the beautiful and sweet, sweet thing’s that God is doing, in this life that I live, with Jesus, by faith, here on this earth๐Ÿ’

I sat in one of my favorite room’s within my house ๐Ÿ  and asked the Lord to use the pain, of disappointment, to make me better instead of bitter and something in me, broke, a wall and a hardness that I didn’t even know that I had built up, toward’s God, broke, in that moment. So if today, you are struggling with pain and disappointment, with this life, ready to throw in the towel, I want you to know that 1. God know’s the plan’s that He has for you, plan’s to prosper you, not to harm you, plan’s to give you a Hope and a Future, and 2. it’s ok to feel that pain, God’s not mad at you, He’s not angry that you are tired, frustrated and disappointed with life, He’s waiting for you to surrender your pain and your disappointment, with life, to Him. Allow God to use the pain and the disappointment, with life, to make you better, instead of allowing it to make you bitter๐Ÿ’

For me, personally, at the end of this long journey, through a life that I never would have picked for myself, with Jesus, I want to be a kinder and more compassionate, merciful, sweeter and Joyful person. I have heard it said that the kindest people are usually the one’s who have walked through the most adversity, pain and heartbreak in this life and for some reason, just knowing this, give’s me Hope. God is in the business of taking our pain and taking our mess and taking our disappointment, often with life, and people, and giving us beauty for ashes, I’ve seen it, time and time again, both in my own life and in the live’s of the people around me, as well. So if your struggling with bitter and painful disappointment, with this life and the people in it, do not beat yourself up, for this, but lean into it, surrender it to God and allow Him to use it, as a gift, in your life, to shape you and to mold you into the person that He has created you to be. He love’s you so much, so much I do not even have the word’s to describe it, so run to Him, in the midst of the pain and the disappointment. I’ll leave you with this one verse that has brought me, encouragement, over this last year:

“He who loves his life will lose it, and he who hates his life in, this world, will keep it for eternal life.”

๐Ÿ’John 12:25๐Ÿ’

Thank you, for taking the time to read through this, today, this has been on my heart ๐Ÿ’ and I believe the Heart ๐Ÿ’ of God to share, for quite a while, so thank you for taking time out of your day, to read this and I hope that you have an amazing week ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’๐ŸŽ‰

Love, Liz๐Ÿ’

Verses used in this Blog post:

๐Ÿ’Jeremiah 29:11๐Ÿ’Psalm 138:8๐Ÿ’Psalm 18:32๐Ÿ’Psalm 37:23๐Ÿ’Isaiah 61:3๐Ÿ’Galation’s 2:20๐Ÿ’

50 Ways to Become a Better Blogger

This is so good! I often struggle with updating my blog because I often see it as something that I must do instead of something that I get to do ๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’ž๐ŸŽ‰

The Art of Blogging

Do you want to become a better blogger? Silly question, eh.

In that case, Iโ€™ve got some great news. The best way to become a better blogger is to blog. And to keep blogging.

If this blogging thing is difficult and frustrating, then you must force yourself to do it, and do it, and do it, until you get better at it.

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Update ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’๐ŸŽ‰

Hey all, 

I am back, it’s been quite a long time, since I’ve updated this blog, a lot of life has happened, since my last blog post, where I shared my testimony ๐Ÿ˜‚ but God’s been challenging me to write more, here lately, and I’ve missed updating this blog, so I wanted to share a little bit of the journey, that I’ve been on, for the last year. ๐Ÿ’

First of all, I want to start with Jesus, He is my everything, with Him, life make’s so much more sense, to me. No matter how hard of a day, I’m having, no matter how confusing the unexpected surprises, of this life, that often come, in moment’s when I’m least expecting them, are, with Jesus, even those hard day’s and those unexpected and confusing surprises and moment’s, in life, begin to make sense. Thing’s begin to get clearer, and I begin to realize, more and more, that all of this life, is about Jesus. All of this life is about Jesus, everything was created by Jesus, and for Jesus, ultimately, there is nothing that was created, that was made without Jesus, He is the Creator, He is the Word of God, made flesh, within my Heart ๐Ÿ’ and He is my only Hope for Glory. My life, here on this earth, is not my own, for I have been crucified with Jesus and it is no longer, I who live, but it is Jesus, who live’s in me, and the life, that I now live, I live by faith, in Jesus, the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself, for me, this is the one verse that God has melted into my Heart and has been cementing in my Heart ๐Ÿ’ and in my mind, for the last eight year’s, of walking with Jesus, it hasn’t been easy, but it’s been worth it and when the pain, seem’s too great, the sacrifices too much to bear, God remind’s me, sweetly and tenderly, that my life, is not my own, that I have been crucified with Christ, and that it is no longer, I who live, but Jesus Christ who live’s in me. As believer’s, and disciple’s, of Jesus, we need to be able to have this same mindset, when facing the trial’s and the tribulation’s of this life, for Jesus warned us that in this life, and in the world, that we would have trouble, but after that difficult promise, Jesus goes on to say, be of good cheer, I have overcome the world, Jesus say’s earlier in that same verse, that in Him, we may have peace, and that for me, has become the most precious and comforting part of my Relationship with Jesus, over the past year, His Peace. In Isaiah, one of the name’s that Jesus is given, by the prophet Isaiah, is Prince of Peace, He is also called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, and Everlasting Father, in that same verse. Jesus is all that we will ever need, as Christian’s, here on this earth, for those of us who have accepted Jesus Christ, into our heart’s, as our Lord and as our Savior, Jesus is all that we will ever need, He is our Savior, He is our Redeemer, He is our Lord, He is our Healer, He is our Shepherd and He is our Friend, He is the Friend who stick’s closer than a brother. I do not know where you are at, in your relationship with Jesus, but if you have accepted Him, into your Heart, as your Lord and your Savior or even if you haven’t, I want to encourage you, to reach out to Him, to pursue Him, and to begin to start getting to know Him, just like you would, a good friend. It say’s in His Word, to draw near to Him and He will draw near to you, and I can attest to the truth of that one verse, I do not know how many time’s, I have been desperate and hurting and broken, and in those moment’s, choosing to draw near to God, and allowing God to draw near to me. God, our sweet, sweet, Heavenly Father, love’s all of us, so much, that He sent Jesus, His precious and beloved, only-begotten Son, Jesus, to the earth, to save us from ourselves, to save us from our sin and our shame and our mistake’s, simply because He loved us. In response to the amazing sacrifice that Jesus made, on our behalf, to come to leave His Heavenly Home and to come to the earth, in order to die for our sin’s, our live’s, as Believer’s and Follower’s and Lover’s of Jesus, here on this earth is to alway’s be lived out in full dependence on Jesus, and in full cooperation with whatever it is that God has in store for us. God deserves our full trust, even in those difficult moment’s of unexpected pain or trouble or disappointment that often come up, in this life. 

I’ve recently been reading a book, by Christian Author and Speaker, Christine Caine, called Unexpected, and in the book, she talk’s about trusting God in the midst of life’s often unexpected difficult and painful surprises, as well as, through the good, unexpected surprises, that often come up, in life, as well, and the key word for me, in this whole journey, with Jesus, over the last year, has been Trust. If you’ve read my Testimony, which I posted, here on the blog, a little under a year ago, in March of 2018, you would know, that Trust, for me, has alway’s been difficult for me, even growing up, I didn’t necessarily trust, a lot of people, outside of my family, and trusting God, seemed like such a difficult task, because I couldn’t see Him. I grew up in Church. I grew up reading the Bible and memorizing verses and hearing about all of the stories in the Bible, filled with amazing character’s who believed in God and who put their faith in God and who trusted Him, often through some of the most difficult moment’s of their life. I grew up in the Word of Faith era of the Church, but I struggled in my faith and trust, in God, for year’s, until about eight year’s ago, I started a spiritual journey with Jesus, where I began to actively step out in faith, into the thing’s that God had in store for me. It has been one of the most difficult and rewarding, challenging and fulfilling journey’s, I have ever had the privilege of being on, full of up’s and down’s, high’s and low’s, but one thing that has never changed, in and through it all, has been Jesus๐Ÿ’He’s never changed, if anything, He just keep’s on getting better and better. In the midst of difficult and painful moment’s, His goodness shine’s the brightest, in the midst of my weakness, His grace truly is sufficient for me, in the midst of my weakness, His strength, really and truly is, perfect and in the midst of my trouble’s and trial’s, His beautiful and sweet, sweet Peace and His amazing Glory really is All-Consuming. Jesus has proven Himself, to me, over and over and over again, in each new season, that I walk through with Him and I am steadily falling even more in Love ๐Ÿ’ with Him, the more that I serve Him and the more that I follow Him, into all that God, has in store for me. 

If you are struggling in your personal relationship with God, and you feel like you want to give up on it, that life’s too hard, that God doesn’t care, I want you to reject those lie’s, and make the decision to draw near to God, to give your relationship with God, one more chance, to try again one more time, to grow within your personal relationship with God, because God does care, about you, because Jesus has overcome this world with all of it’s trouble, and Jesus has come, that you might have life and have it more abundantly, your enemy, the devil, would like nothing more than to sabotage your relationship with God, he would like nothing more than for you to believe the lies that he’s feeding you about God, and your relationship with God, so that you give up on the one thing that you need the most and that is, God, and a relationship with God. Don’t fall for the lies of the enemy, fight for your relationship with God, draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Give God the benefit of the doubt, He sacrificed His only Son, for you, if you are a parent, you understand how difficult that is, because I’m certain that you Love ๐Ÿ’ your kid’s with all of your Heart ๐Ÿ’. God loved His only Son, Jesus, with all of His Heart ๐Ÿ’ Jesus was His Pride and His Joy, and He was willing to sacrifice His only Son, Jesus, His Pride and Joy, in order to save you, from death, from hell, from the grave. In order to save you from yourself, from your sin’s, guilt, shame, and mistakes. Most importantly God sacrificed His Only Son, Jesus, so that He could have relationship with you, so that He could know you, intimately, from the inside out, so that He could have a connection with you, because He love’s you. So the next time, the enemy feed’s you a lie meant to separate you from God and cause you to want to give up on your relationship with God, think about everything that God went through, just to be able to have a relationship with you, and talk to Him, draw near to Him, invite Him into your life and into your situation/life circumstance and see what happen’s. Watch Him show Himself strong on your behalf, perfect that which concern’s you and make your way perfect and most importantly, watch as He begin’s to change you, from the inside out, into the person that He created you to be. 

Thank you, for following me, on this journey, and for reading through this whole post, this one was a long one, but I haven’t posted in a while and this is what God had on His heart ๐Ÿ’ to share, with you all, so thank you for taking the time to read it. I am going to try to start updating this blog, more frequently, so stay tuned and I hope that you all have an amazing week. ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’๐ŸŽ‰

My Testimony of God’s Amazing Grace๐Ÿ’

Hey guy’s (and gal’s), so recently, I realized that I had not shared my full testimony, with you all, on here, and I wanted to take the time to show you guy’s, more of who I am, and what Jesus has done, in my heartย ๐Ÿ’ย and in my life, over the last beautiful 27 year’s, of my life, here on earth, so without further ado, here is my testimony, in a nutshell, I pray and hope that it encourages you and inspires you and show’s you that Jesus can heal, change and restore any heartย ๐Ÿ’ย and any life, no matter how messy and broken, it is๐Ÿ’:

My name is Liz, Elizabeth Joy Foster, is my full name, and my parentโ€™s were originally going to name me Christopher because they thought that I was a boyย ๐Ÿ˜‚ I grew up in a Christian home and I accepted Jesus into my heartย ๐Ÿ’ for the first time, when I was six yearโ€™s old, I was baptized in the Holy Spirit, with the evidence of speaking in tongues, shortly afterwardโ€™s, throughout my journey of walking with Jesus and growing up in Church, I was raised and taught to believe in Jesus, to read my Bible, to pray and to put my faith and my hope and my trust in Jesus, from an early age, and I am so grateful and thankful to God for parentโ€™s who had a strong relationship with God, who raised me and my sister, in a christian home and who raised me and my sister in Church, and gave us an opportunity to serve and get involved in Church and in ministry, from an early age. I think my biggest struggle from an early age was fully trusting God, fully putting all of my faith and all of my hope and all of my trust, in God, when I was twelve yearโ€™s old I became addicted to pornography, and that addiction to pornography lasted from when I was twelve until I rededicated my life to Jesus at age nineteen. Fully trusting God and fully giving God all of my heartย ๐Ÿ’ and all of my trust and all of my hopeโ€™s and dreamโ€™s, was such a big struggle, for me, because somewhere along the way, between age 6 and age 12, I believed the lie of the enemy that God didnโ€™t care about me and my dreamโ€™s, that my Hopeโ€™s and Dreamโ€™s werenโ€™t important to Him. Ever since I was a little girl, I had only ever wanted to be a wife and a mother, like my mom, was, she homeschooled me and my sister, all throughout our school careerโ€™s, and she was a stay at home wife to my dad, and that is what I wanted to grow up to be, but somewhere along the way, I believed the lie of the enemy that God didnโ€™t care about my dreamโ€™s and that my dream was never going to happen. As I got older, that lie, of the enemy, sunk deeper into my heartย ๐Ÿ’ causing me more and more pain, with each year that I went on, believing that lie, until finally at age 12, I started trying to numb and mask the pain, of my broken heart by watching pornography, which then grew from there into a full blown addiction. Thankfully at age 19, I hit rock bottom, and I just realized how empty I was, and how much I needed God, my friendโ€™s and my family had been praying for me, to get closer to God, and God answered their prayerโ€™s by bringing me closer to Himself and bringing me to a place where I realized how much I needed Him, regardless, if my dreamโ€™s ever came true, in this life, or not, so I got down on my kneeโ€™s one night, after watching pornography, and I just cried out to God, and I told Him that I didnโ€™t want to watch pornography anymore and that I needed Him and I heard Jesus sweet and soft, still, small voice, ask me if I would let Him in, and I said Yes, I figured I had nothing left to lose at this point, I was at rock bottom, emotionally, at this point, so the only place that I could go, from there, was up and once I accepted Jesus into my heartย ๐Ÿ’ once again, and I completely surrendered my heartย ๐Ÿ’ to Him, I was a new person!!!!! Praise God!!!! I was a completely new creation in Jesus, I felt peace and joy like I had never felt before, and I knew that Jesus had saved me from my addiction to pornography, praise Jesus!!!!!! From that point on, I began growing in my relationship with Jesus, I began to read the Word and God began to stir in me a hunger and a thirst for Jesus, and for His Word, and He began to break my heartย ๐Ÿ’ for people and He gave me a desire to start going on missionโ€™s tripโ€™s and to start preaching the Gospel and making discipleโ€™s of other nationโ€™s and to start sharing the Gospel and what Jesus had done, for me, in saving me from my sin. It was a beautiful, healing and glorious time, but the brutal lie, that God didnโ€™t care about my Hopeโ€™s and my Dreamโ€™s, to be a wife and a mother, was still in my heartย ๐Ÿ’ steadily breaking it from the inside out, and after I walked through my first and only break-up, with my ex boyfriend, a week before my first missionโ€™s trip to Cambodia, that lie was fully exposed, to me, for the first time, because I had buried it so deep, under my own pornography addiction, I didnโ€™t know that that lie was still there, breaking my heartย ๐Ÿ’ and shattering my trust in God, my beautiful and wonderful and sweet, Heavenly Father. God knew that lie was still there and He wanted to heal it, but first He had to expose it to me, so that He could heal it, so over the last eight yearโ€™s, me and Jesus, have been on a journey, of bringing healing to this lie, that I believed that God didnโ€™t care about my hopeโ€™s and dreamโ€™s, it sayโ€™s in Godโ€™s Word that Jesus came so that He could show us the Father, and this is true, this is my story and my testimony, that through Jesus, I have come to know God, my beautiful and sweet, sweet, wonderful and kind, affectionate and extravagant, sweet, Heavenly Father, Yahweh, better๐Ÿ’. It also sayโ€™s in Godโ€™s Word, that no one can come to the Father, except through Jesus, and itโ€™s true, through Jesus and through my relationship with Jesus, I have been given access to know God, as my sweet, sweet and beautiful, wonderful, Heavenly Father and I know now, beyond a shadow of a doubt that God does care about me, He does care about my Hopeโ€™s and my Dreamโ€™s, and He does care about what I desire, for my life, here on earth, He seeโ€™s me, He knowโ€™s me, and He loveโ€™s me, right where I am, and He knowโ€™s what is best for me. I can honestly say that I am more in loveย ๐Ÿ’ with Jesus and more in love with Godโ€™s beautiful and sweet, sweet Heartย ๐Ÿ’ for me, than I was when I first accepted Jesus, into my heartย ๐Ÿ’ again, at age 19 and the journey of walking with Jesus, has been beautiful, painful, sweet and rewarding, challenging and fulfilling, difficult and gloriously satisfying, all at the same time, and I wouldnโ€™t trade this whole process and journey, for anything. God has been so incredibly good to me, in the past and I am so excited to see all of the amazing thingโ€™s that God has in store for me, in the future๐Ÿ’

Love, Liz๐Ÿ’
P.S. I will try to update this sweet, sweet blog, more regularly, in the future, with what God is doing in my heartย ๐Ÿ’ย and in my life, I haven’t forgotten about you all and I just wanted to say thank you for reading a little bit of my testimony and for sharing in my journey with Jesus, over the last year, I loveย ๐Ÿ’ย you all, and I am excited for what God has in store for each and every one of you, in the future, the best is yet to come, for us all!๐ŸŽ‰
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Where do I even begin? 

This last year has most definitely been a challenging, beautiful, rewarding, hard, difficult, sweet, eye-opening, heart โค๏ธ melting and life-transforming year for me ๐Ÿ’ž

A year ago, I decided to take a year off of consistently serving and volunteering at my local church, I decided to take a year off of going on mission’s trip’s and going to school and doing outreach, for the sole purpose of strengthening my relationship with Jesus and following Him on a beautiful, new path that He had laid out for me, during this beautiful, last year, from July 2016-July 2017 ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ’ž

Jesus is the Way, the Truth and the Life, and during this beautiful year off of ministry, when it was just me and just Jesus, and the beautiful, sweet and wonderful, personal relationship that We had built over the last beautiful five year’s, at first it was painful, to stop doing all of the thing’s that I had come to love doing with Jesus, mission’s, serving and volunteering at Church, outreach and even school, once all of those thing’s were stripped away for a year, one by one, it forced me to examine some of the places in my heart โค๏ธ that we’re still unhealed, it forced me to confront the lies of the enemy that I had believed about myself and it forced me to take a good, long look at the person that I was becoming, on the inside, where it mattered, the most ๐Ÿ˜ฏ

During this last, beautiful and rewarding, challenging and sweet year off with Jesus, with nothing but work and lot’s of time on my hand’s, I got the amazing opportunity to dig into the beautiful Word of God, for myself, and to find out why I believed all of the thing’s that I had grown so comfortable sharing about Jesus and the Gospel with other’s ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ˜ฏ 

I got the amazing opportunity to fall in love ๐Ÿ˜ Jesus, my beautiful and sweet, gentle, pure and kind, Maker, King, Savior, Best Friend and the beautiful and tender, Lover of my soul, Jesus, in Way’s that I didn’t even know were possible and I got the amazing opportunity to fall in love ๐Ÿ˜ with the beautiful, beautiful, generous, kind, extravagant, affectionate, wonderful, pure and compassionate heart โค๏ธ of my beautiful, beautiful, wonderfully sweet, generous, extravagant, affectionate and kind, Heavenly Papa ๐Ÿ‘ด๐Ÿฝ Yahweh, I got to know His sweet, sweet heart โค๏ธ for me, His intention’s for creating me and making me, so fearfully and wonderfully and I got to discover His beautiful and sweet purpose for placing me, here on this earth ๐ŸŒ for such a time as this ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ’žโค๏ธโฃ๏ธ๐Ÿ’ž

It was beautiful, it was challenging, it was rewarding and I wouldn’t change a single moment of this last beautiful year with Jesus, today, i’m a different person, than I was a year ago, I’m more confident in my personal relationship with Jesus, I know who I am in Christ, I know that I am more than a conqueror through Jesus Christ and I know that I can do all thing’s through Jesus Christ who strengthen’s me, I know that I am fearfully and wonderfully made by God and that all of His work’s are marvelous, this my soul know’s well, and lastly, I know that I am all fair, beautiful and there is no flaw in me ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ’žโค๏ธโฃ๏ธ๐Ÿ’ž

These beautiful and sweet truth’s are valuable and priceless, because they scream of a love โค๏ธ that surpasses all understanding, a beautiful and passionate Love โค๏ธ that sent it’s only Son, Jesus Christ, to the world ๐ŸŒŽ to live a perfect life, and then to die a brutal, completely undeserved death, on the cross, just to save me from my sin’s, a Love that is reckless, passionate, extravagant, compassionate, sweet, unrelenting, persistent, unconditional and perfect, a Love that will stop at nothing to have me, a Love that I will give my whole life and my whole heart to exploring for the rest of my life, here on earth ๐ŸŒ this beautiful Love โค๏ธ is unlike any other Love โค๏ธ that I have ever experienced, It’s the beautiful, beautiful, wonderful and sweet, Love โค๏ธ of God, and it’s available to anyone who accept’s Jesus Christ as their Lord and their Savior ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ’žโค๏ธโฃ๏ธโค๏ธ๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰

So in closing, I want to encourage you all, if you feel the Wild and sweet tug of God, on your heart, urging you to follow Him, into the great unknown, obey Him, take up your cross and follow Jesus, into the great adventure that God has in store for you, I love โค๏ธ you all and I can’t wait to hear all of the amazing thing’s that God does in and through your live’s, be blessed ๐Ÿ’ž

“The thief does not come except

to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I

have come that they may have life, 

and that they may have it more

abundantly.”

๐Ÿ’ž John 10:10 ๐Ÿ’ž

Jesus ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŽ‰

๐Ÿ’ž Jesus ๐Ÿ’ž

I do not have enough word’s to describe just how amazing, just how beautiful, just how wonderful and just how good Jesus is ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿค“๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰

Every time I’m facing a mountain, a challenging situation, a trial, a difficulty or a problem that Huey’s and look’s and feel impossible to overcome, Jesus, my beautiful and sweet, King ๐Ÿ‘‘ Savior and Best Friend, Jesus, is the One that lift’s up my head and remind’s me that He is greater inside of me than he who is in the world, He remind’s me that I am more than a conqueror in Him and through Him, and He remind’s me that He loves me and that He gave Himself for me, on the cross, more than 2,000 year’s ago, to make me victorious, triumphant and  successful ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿค“๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰

Jesus, my beautiful and sweet, wonderful and kind, Best Friend, Savior and King ๐Ÿ‘‘ Jesus, came to the earth ๐ŸŒ put on human flesh, lived a perfect life, here on earth ๐ŸŒ for thirty-three year’s, suffered for my sin’s, took on the punishment for my sin’s, took stripe’s on His back for my healing, He was chastised for my peace, and He willingly and freely gave up His life, here on earth ๐ŸŒ and allowed Himself to be brutally crucified on a cross, more than two thousand year’s ago, and He did all of this for me ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿค“๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰ all because He loved me ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿค“๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ like, every time I think about everything that Jesus has already done โœ… for me, I can’t help but get happy ๐Ÿ˜ about it ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ˜

Because of Jesus, I now have the amazing privilege and honor of being in relationship with my beautiful and wonderful, sweet and kind, compassionate and merciful, Heavenly Father, Yahweh ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿค“๐Ÿ˜ฑ 

Jesus fill’s me with such amazing and sweet, indescribable, irresistible, pure and wonderful, Peace that surpasses all understanding, He fill’s me with such beautiful, inexpressible, sweet and brilliant, glorious joy, and He fill’s me with such strong and steady, freeing and empowering, solid and consistent, pure, beautiful and creative, Hope ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜ what can be better than that?! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ˜‰ 

Jesus has completely and totally set my soul and my heart โค๏ธ on fire with His beautiful and sweet word’s which are like fire ๐Ÿ”ฅ that is shut up in my bone’s, a fire ๐Ÿ”ฅ that I can not contain, and a fire ๐Ÿ”ฅ that will not be put out, I have been resurrected to a beautiful, living Hope, in Jesus, by the sweet and wonderful, Resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and Now Jesus live’s inside of my heart โค๏ธ for good ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰ nothing fill’s me with more joy and more pleasure and more delight than knowing that Jesus is Mine, forever, and that I am, His, forever ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ˜

Jesus, my beautiful and sweet, kind and wonderful, gentle and compassionate, merciful and tender, Best Friend, Jesus, didn’t die a brutal death on the cross, more than two thousand year’s ago, just for me, He also gave Himself away and died a brutal death on the cross, for you, as well, Friend, because He love’s you, immensely ๐Ÿ˜ because you are valuable to God, my beautiful and wonderful, sweet and kind, generous and affectionate and compassionate, Heavenly Father, Yahweh, because He delight’s in you ๐Ÿ˜ and because you bring Him joy ๐Ÿ˜

We, were the joy that was set before Jesus, that enabled Him and strengthened Him to endure the cross, and we are His portion, no matter what you’ve been through, no matter what sin’s you’ve committed, no matter what other people have said about you, no matter what other people have done to you or even that you’ve done to other people, and no matter what other people think about you, you being Joy, delight and pleasure to Jesus, simply because He created you and He love’s you, just the way you are ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ’ž 

The more I walk with Jesus and live life with Jesus and get to know more of who Jesus actually is, the more excited I get about just how much Jesus love’s me, in spite of all of my mistake’s, weaknesses, shortcoming’s, sin’s and failure’s, Jesus love’s me ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ˜ and I make Him smile ๐Ÿ˜ nothing make’s me happier than knowing that I make Jesus smile ๐Ÿ˜ and bring Him joy ๐Ÿ˜ just the way I am ๐Ÿ˜

So I want to encourage you today, if your feeling overlooked, ignored, unnoticed, and unwanted today, know that you matter to Jesus, you are important to Jesus, you bring joy to Jesus and you are loved, deeply, immensely, intimately, compassionately and unconditionally by Jesus ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰

Beautiful journey with Jesus ๐Ÿ’ž

This last year and season has been challenging, rewarding, scary, and yet beautiful all at the same time, a year ago God gave me a beautiful invitation to take a year off of serving in church and to come away with Him, to let Him show me who He created me to be, and what He has created me to do, and I said yes, and that is when the true adventure began, it’s been a crazy and amazing year, so far, but it’s most definitely worth it, and in the next few paragraph’s, I want to give you all a glimpse of what all God has done โœ… in my heart โค๏ธ and in my life over this past challenging and rewarding, season and year ๐Ÿ’ž

Over the last year, God has taken me through a beautiful and rewarding season of growth in my personal relationship with Jesus, as long as I’ve been walking with Jesus, there is still so much to learn about Jesus, He’s still a mystery to me and yet I find that I trust Him more than I ever have, before, and I desire Him, even more than I imagined was possible, when I first accepted Jesus into my heart โค๏ธ as my personal Lord and Savior, I didn’t know all that I was getting into…. ๐Ÿ˜ฑ

I didn’t realize that Jesus would be become my best Friend, that He would be there for me when my heart โค๏ธ was broken, that He would accept me when other’s had rejected me, that He would comfort me when my heart โค๏ธ was shattered, that He would be my Defense and my Shield when my heart was vulnerable, I didn’t know that He would fight for me and defend me against the lie’s of the enemy and I didn’t expect that He would be my Refuge, that He would be my Hiding Place, my Home ๐Ÿก and my Shelter when the pain of life cut too deep ๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ˜ฑ 

Jesus has turned out to be the very Best Friend, that I have ever had, and I believe that I ever will have, on this earth ๐ŸŒ He’s dependable, He’s loyal, He’s consistent, He’s faithful, He’s kind, He’s generous, He’s sweet and He’s so, so, so patient, especially with me, when I wanted to give up on life, He continually gave me the strength and the courage and the grace to keep going, and to keep putting one foot in front of the other and to keep walking, He never gave up on me, And He has alway’s been there for me, through every trial, through every valley, through every low season and every high season, He’s alway’s been with me, He has never left me and He has never forsaken me, the more I realize just how much Jesus, my beautiful and sweet, very Best Friend, Savior and King, Jesus, has done โœ… for me, the more grateful and thankful I am that I rededicated my heart โค๏ธ to Him, more than seven year’s ago ๐Ÿ˜Šโค๏ธ๐Ÿ’ž๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ

The road hasn’t been easy by any mean’s, Jesus has walked with me through some of the most painful season’s, but it’s been so, so, so rewarding having Jesus, my very Best Friend, Savior and King, Jesus be there for me, every step of the way, when I took a chance on Jesus and cried out to Jesus, He rescued me, He healed my heart โค๏ธ He became my very Best Friend, He saved me from my sin’s, and He completely changed my heart โค๏ธ and my life, He’s never given up on me, even when I gave up on myself a long time ago, Jesus has never given up on me, He’s never stopped pursuing me with His beautiful and amazing, perfect love โค๏ธ He’s never stopped loving me and He’s never stopped working all thing’s together for my good, no matter what season I’m walking through ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽŠ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ

Jesus has completely changed my life, He’s completely consumed my heart โค๏ธ from the inside out, and He’s forever Altar’D who I am as a person, i will never be the same person that I was when I first rededicated my life to Jesus and I am so incredibly grateful and thankful for that, because of Jesus I have a future, because God know’s the plan’s that He has for me, plan’s to prosper me, not to harm me, plan’s to give me a hope and a future, because of Jesus I have joy, He has given me the beautiful and sweet oil of joy for mourning and because of Jesus, I have Hope, He is my sure and steadfast Hope that provides a sweet anchor โš“๏ธ anchor for my soul, no matter what circumstances or situation’s that I’m walking through, here on earth ๐ŸŒ ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐ŸฝAnd lastly because of Jesus, I have peace, beautiful and sweet, great and perfect Peace that guards my heart โค๏ธ and guards my mind in Jesus ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ’žโค๏ธโฃ๏ธ๐Ÿ’ž

If your thinking of giving your life over to Jesus or coming back to Jesus after being away from Him or even if your just wanting to grow closer to Jesus, I say do it! ๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ Jesus is the very Best Friend that you will ever have on this earth ๐ŸŒ He will never leave you and He will never forsake you, He’ll alway’s be there for you, and He will by your Hope, on those day’s that your facing or in the middle of hopeless circumstances and situation’s, He will be your joy on those day’s when you don’t have enough strength to get out of bed in the morning, and He will be your peace, when fear, worry and doubt threaten to paralyze you, take a chance on Jesus, and it will be the very best decision that you ever make, I am living proof of just how wonderful and powerful and life-changing a personal relationship with Jesus can be ๐Ÿ’žโฃ๏ธโค๏ธ๐Ÿ’ž๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ

Today’s post was kind of long and a little random, but I wanted to share a little bit of my testimony and what my personal relationship with Jesus has looked like for the past few year’s, thank you all for hanging in there with me and I will try to continue to update the blog at least once a week, love you, guy’s ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ’žโค๏ธโฃ๏ธ๐Ÿ’ž๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŽŠ๐Ÿ˜

Gratitude ๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿก๐Ÿ’

Gratitude ๐Ÿ’ž

That word has become so sweet to me in this beautiful and yet challenging season of walking with Jesus ๐Ÿ’ž

Gratitude, contentment, thankfulness and appreciation, these sweet word’s describe the sweet healing that has taken place within my heart โค๏ธ over the course of this beautiful, and yet challenging, sweet and yet painful, wonderful and yet difficult year and season ๐Ÿ’ž

I’ve sowed more tear’s into my relationship with Jesus, than I can count, and yet, in this same season, I have also reaped in more joy from my relationship with God, as well ๐Ÿ’ž

I’ve cried with Jesus, laughed with Jesus, poured my heart โค๏ธ out to Jesus, shared my pain and suffering with Jesus and I’ve let Jesus hold me, comfort me and be an amazing, encouraging, tender and compassionate Friend to me, in this long and rewarding season and year, and what I’ve found coming out of this year, and coming out of this season is such gratitude and such thankfulness for Jesus, for my relationship with God through Jesus ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜ 

Jesus has truly been my giftest gift ๐ŸŽ my greatest joy and my greatest Friend in this challenging season, He’s cried with me, He’s laughed with me, He’s shown me who I am in Him and how He see’s me, and He’s shown me just how much God, my sweet and wonderful Heavenly Father, Yahweh, love’s me, ๐Ÿ’žโค๏ธ๏ธ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿค—

Jesus has been such a sweet, Comforter, Helper, Friend, Supporter, Encourager and Lover by His sweet, and beautiful, tender Holy Spirit, in this beautiful season, He’s brought such sweet healing to my heart โค๏ธ and soul from the inside out and He’s given me rest, sweet, sweet, beautiful and healing rest ๐Ÿ’ค๐Ÿ˜ด in this sweet and yet painful season, โค๏ธ๏ธ๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ˜ญ

As I sit here on a Sunday evening and take the time to reflect on all of the beautifully sweet thing’s that Jesus has done โœ… for me, both in the past, and now, in the present ๐ŸŽ I can’t help but be grateful for my relationship with Jesus, I can not help but be so incredibly thankful for my relationship with Jesus, ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ˜

Jesus has been and still is to this day my very Best Friend, this season has been hard, painful and incredibly challenging at some point’s, but Jesus has walked with me through it all, Jesus has been such an amazing friend to me through it all and Jesus has been there for me, through it all ๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’ž and through walking through this difficult season with Jesus, I’m coming out of it with a greater appreciation of Jesus, greater sense of gratitude and thankfulness for my relationship with God, for my relationship with Jesus, and with a greater and sweeter sense of peace and contentment with life, because I have Jesus ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝโค๏ธ๏ธโฃ๏ธ๐Ÿ˜Š

Not only did Jesus die for me and my sin’s, on the cross, but He was also resurrected by God’s beautiful and sweet Holy Spirit, so that He could come and live inside of my heart โค๏ธ ๐Ÿ˜ญ 

The fact that Jesus chose to live and make His home ๐Ÿก inside of my messy, broken, and hurting heart โค๏ธ astound’s me, ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿค— it fill’s me with such gratitude, such thankfulness, such awe and such wonder ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜ฎ Jesus chose to make His home ๐Ÿก inside of my heart โค๏ธ knowing that it was broken, knowing that it was going to be messy, knowing that my heart needed healing, saving, rescuing and His irresistibly, perfect love โค๏ธ ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿค— that fact alone just fill’s me with such awe, such gratitude and such thankfulness for Jesus, for the goodness, kindness, faithfulness and compassion of Jesus, my beautiful Best Friend and King ๐Ÿ‘‘ Jesus ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ’

If your heart โค๏ธ is broken, 

If your heart โค๏ธ is weary,

If your heart โค๏ธ is hurting,

Jesus want’s to make His home ๐Ÿก inside of it, Jesus want’s to make His home ๐Ÿก inside of your heart โค๏ธ no matter what state your heart โค๏ธ is in ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ˜ญ because He love’s you that much ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝโค๏ธ๏ธ๐Ÿ’ž Jesus is crazy about you, ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ He’s in love ๐Ÿ˜ with you and all He want’s is your heart โค๏ธ in whatever state your heart โค๏ธ is in ๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’โค๏ธ๏ธโฃ๏ธ

Love, 

Elizabeth Joy Foster ๐Ÿ’ž

Forever Friend of Jesus ๐Ÿ’ž

Seek His Face ๐Ÿ’ž

I’ll be honest… ๐Ÿ’ž

Sometime’s I’m guilty of seeking the hand’s of Jesus instead of seeking His beautiful face ๐Ÿ‘†๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ’ž

Sometime’s I’m more worried about getting an answer to my problem instead of telling Jesus how much He mean’s to me and letting Him love me, just the way I am, ๐Ÿ’ž

And sometime’s I build up wall’s between Jesus and my pain instead of letting Jesus see the hurt and the pain and heal it, ๐Ÿ’ž

But those beautiful, glorious, wonderful time’s that I remember to seek His beautiful, kind and loving face, to sit at His beautiful feet, to bask in His amazingly beautiful Presence and just to worship Him for who He is… Those time’s are wonderful, glorious, amazing and so incredibly heart melting โค๏ธ๏ธ๐Ÿ’žโฃ๏ธ

It’s in those time’s that I realize what a gift ๐ŸŽ my beautiful, beautiful, wonderfully sweet Best Friend, and Savior, Jesus is ๐Ÿ’žโค๏ธ๏ธโฃ๏ธ

It’s in those time’s that I realize just how deep, how amazing, how sweet, and how kind, His beautiful heart for me really is ๐Ÿ’žโค๏ธ๏ธโฃ๏ธ

And it’s in those beautiful time’s that I realize just how sweet, how deep, how fierce, how passionate, and how amazing His sweet, and beautiful, wild and glorious, compassionate, unconditional love for me really is and how deep, how long, how high and how wide that same beautiful love for me, really goes, ๐Ÿ’žโค๏ธ๏ธโฃ๏ธ

It stretches farther than my sin, it goes deeper than my pain, fear and anxiety, it spread’s wider than my limited view of myself and my situation, it stretches up higher than anything that could ever come against me and it goes on longer than any mistake I have ever made ๐Ÿ’žโค๏ธ๏ธโฃ๏ธ

It’s all-consuming, it’s amazing, it’s deep, it’s wide, it’s wonderful and the best part of all, it’s completely unconditional, I didn’t do anything to earn it, I didn’t do anything to deserve it, and I definitely didn’t do anything to keep it, it’s a free, beautiful, sweet and stunning gift ๐ŸŽ straight from the beautiful heart of God, a sweet, compassionate Father who love’s His kid’s enough to send the One person that was the most dear to Him…. ๐Ÿ’ž

His beautiful, beautiful, wonderfully sweet, only-begotten Son, Jesus โค๏ธ๏ธ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ’žโฃ๏ธ

For Jesus and His amazingly sweet, irresistible, all-consuming, passionate, merciful, sweet, kind, compassionate and gracious love for me, I am so incredibly grateful and thankful for today, and I just want to encourage all of you, to turn your eye’s upon Jesus, and look full in His beautiful, wonderful face, and drink in the sweet and beautiful, irresistibly kind, and compassionate, unconditional love โค๏ธ that He has for you today โค๏ธ๏ธ๐Ÿ’ž๐ŸŽโฃ๏ธ

He’s God’s best and amazing gift to us, โค๏ธ๏ธ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ’žโฃ๏ธ

Love,

Elizabeth Joy Foster ๐Ÿ’ž

Forever Friend of Jesus ๐Ÿ’ž