Recently, I took one of those “Life Language” tests. It’s kind of like a personality profile.
According to it, I’m too HARD on myself. Uhh… yeah! Knew that! Tell me something I don’t know! Lol.
They did tell me that one of my “strengths” is that I’m STRONG! Awesome! Strong how? Like an Amazon woman?
No, more like…when my kids would get hurt, I’d encourage them and say, “You’re gonna be ok! You can get back up and dust it off. You’re gonna be good as new!”
(Kiss on the forehead, hug it out and let’s roll!)
My friend is more like, “Let her cry a minute. Just allow herto be hurt a second.”I’m wondering… why? We can fix this! There’s so much FUN we could be having!
Sometimes, I wish I was a little warmer, fuzzier, slower, softer, cuddlier, and cried more often…. But I’m not!
I’m strong! God made me this way! So, I guess the profile is right.
Being strong has helped me get through some pretty tough situations. But if they call it a strength, why does it, sometimes, feel like it’s a weakness to me?
That’s because, the enemy tries to get us to hate ourselves. He’ll tell us over and over again, “People don’t like that about you.”
“Dumb that down!”
“You talk too much!”
“Can’t you ever say anything smart?”
CONDEMNATION: no matter which way we are, no matter which way we try to be!
Don’t fall for the lies of the enemy! We’re strong in the Lord and the power of HIS might!
If we get knocked down, we’ll just keep getting up ONE… MORE… TIME!
Who else has been knocked down more than a few times? Show me a raised hand if you keep getting up, like me!