I mess up. More than I'd like to admit. And I'll mess up again. I'll do something stupid or say something stupid or write something stupid . . .
Sigh. Even my best intentions are shrouded in humanness. I can't be perfect. Every time I put myself out there, I'm potentially screwing it up. I'll hurt someone's feelings. I'll say the wrong thing. I'll offend. I'll ruffle feathers. I'll give an inaccurate vibe or impression.
I don't mean to. But it doesn't make it hurt any less when it happens. What is a girl to do?
And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.
To know God's promise to make ALL things work together for good . . . well, it's HUGE. It takes the pressure off and helps me rest, knowing He'll take my worst and use it, even my mistakes, struggles, insensitivity, ignorance, and pride. My blind spots, my naivete, my hot buttons, my problems can end with a Godly result. Whew.
I still need to concentrate on Him and do everything to the best of my ability with sensitivity and discernment, but when I falter, and I will, He'll STILL be able to use it.
What an amazing promise. Thank You, Lord.
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