Emerge from the place of hiding you are in into authenticity; for honesty is not trying to hurt you, it is trying to heal you. However, as long as you suspect that honesty's intention is to hurt and expose you, it will always feel like a dangerous thing. // Last semester I realized I had been in a deep hiding place for sometime, covering myself with lies so that all the people around me saw the "good" religious son and not the true prodigal son I was. Last semester, God called my bluff and pulled me out of hiding. Honesty wanted the least tidy version of me, not the carefully edited edition I had showed all those around me. Now I stand fighting for honesty, because honesty has released me from the bondage of deceit & hiding. Joy has furiously poured into my soul and true living has begun. What is holding you captive? What does honesty have to show you? I guarantee no matter what your story, truth will always set you free, and your Heavenly Father will always welcome you home with party. He meets you where you are, not where you ought to be.
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