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HIStory

It’s that time of year where everyone’s doing a lot of reflection – and my own brain is in complete overdrive. I think one of the biggest hurdles I had to jump this year was recognizing that my life was more than about just me. That in order for God to use me I had to be willing not to just live the life I wanted to live, but the life He had set out for me – a life that encompassed all my dreams and heart’s desires, and yet at the same time was so much bigger and better than any version of life I could have dreamt up for myself. It was really a case of me having to come to an oh-so-difficult-to-grasp truth: God needs your story to make HIStory. It’s a scary thought: having to surrender everything you’ve ever dreamt up for yourself and trust Him…

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