I’ve noticed a disturbing trend over the last month or so and it isn’t my waistline [though that is definitely one of the things I’m planning to minimize in this new year.] Instead I’ve noticed a disturbing internal trend. My inner narrative of late is that of a bully. I can be unrelenting in my assaults on myself and I spit out disdain for my … [Read More]
Hey There,Man, I feel like a woman. Remember that Shania Twain song? Over the years, I’ve realized that feeling like a woman has an abundance of meanings in my life. I feel like a woman when I’m loving the precious things my kids do or say, when I’m feeling loved and cared for by my husband and when I’m hangin’ with my people eating great food and laughing until my side hurts.
I also feel like a woman when I lose my mind over cereal bar crumbs in my Volvo, when my children spiral from precious cherubs to otherworldly mutants in the span of thirty seconds, or when my husband and I have a stand-off over which side of the flat sheet goes DOWN when making the bed. (I can’t make this stuff up.)
Unfortunately, I feel like a woman when I’m succumbing to relational angst, struggling with identity, playing the comparison game on social media and becoming irrationally emotional for “no reason” too. Can you identify? Good. We will be friends.
God made us as women knowing we’d feel like women too. So we can be sure He’s got so much richness in store for us. Let’s discover together all that our identity as daughters of Christ has to offer us. And let’s walk together toward growth, hope, restoration and healing.
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Shannon has founded Common Thread events in order to bring growth, hope, restoration and healing to women. Each event offers worship, teaching and fellowship designed to prepare the hearts of women to be met where they are by the Holy Spirit. Believing that there is abundant grace available to unite us and an attempt by our common enemy to divide … Learn More