It's really uncomfortable. Can I just be honest? It's incredibly painful.
But I feel more peace today than I have in a long time, because I know it's not a punishment or trial - it's a loving Father walking me through my hurts
and my past
and my flaws
to make me whole - to bring me closer to Him.
To make me more like Him.
I'm learning that there are some things that I treasure that hold no real value, and some things I have tossed aside that are priceless.
I am learning that my plans and His plans do not look exactly the same.
I know that He loves me, and that He is walking me through this out of love.
This has been my anthem as of late. God is good when it hurts. God is Love when everything is empty.
"Though the pain is an ocean, tossing us around, You have calmed greater waters, and higher mountains have come down."