Posts tagged emptiness

I have fought since I could breathe to have it all together for everyone else. I needed to be the leader, the front runner, the caretaker, whether or not in the spot light. I have needed to perform, to prove, to measure up and sometimes the ground underneath your feet gets taken. And I’ve been stripped of this to the point that I have been lost as to how to even interact with people. I’ve wanted to keep people safe from the depths of the sadness and scariness of my heart, but thankfully blessed friends have pushed deeper. I’ve learned that ministering to people doesn’t mean being invincible, but being broken with them. I’ve learned to stop trying to be people’s Savior and remember just how much I need one.

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