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I've gone back and forth about sharing this post because even though it's labeled as "inspiration" it is actually kind of sad and I didn't want to be a Debbie Downer y'all. However, in addition to being sad it's real. A real girl sharing her real heart and not wrapping it up in a pretty "but it'll get better bow". Sometimes we need to know that people are in the trenches with us. Sometimes we need to be reminded that we aren't alone in our pain. Sometimes watching a sad movie just so you can ball your eyes out is the best therapy (watching The Fault in Our Stars with my friend that had cancer was literally the best thing I could do to prepare for his death).

So today if you're frustrated or discouraged I'm not going to try and cheer you up. Come sit next to me as we listen to Lauren's story and let's cry it out. Tomorrow you can be strong or Friday or next week. Today you can just be.

“God truly gives His people their hearts’ desires.”
Sometimes I get really sick of hearing those words. I’ve read them from multiple people over the past few weeks on Facebook and it stings every time.
I’ve been faithful. I’ve been a follower. I’ve repented for my sins. I’ve worked hard and volunteered harder. I’ve done everything I know to do, but I never got my heart’s desires. Instead, I’ve had to watch every other person in the world, who never even tried, get everything they ever wanted. Scratch that. They got everything I ever wanted.

Automatically I go straight to the question: What did I do wrong? What horrible mistake did I make that took me down this complete wrong road of unhappiness?

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