There’s absolutely no flow to it, and, though it’s cute to watch, you find yourself stifling a giggle every now and then. There have been some big swells in the music, moments of elation, just like in the movies, where, if you were watching from the outside, you would think everything was about to fall into place.But for the most part, my love stories have taken a turn for the worse. So what do we do when our hope has been overtaken by heartache?My dance started slow, very slow, watching the other dancers leap freely.You see, until the age of eighteen, I wasn’t allowed to date. Whether I thought that rule was fair or child abuse, it was the rule.
Thing is, many of us young women, are going around looking for validation, we don't even give ourselves time to know who we are.
We've taken whatever society sells to us and chase those standards.
This leaves us in a whirlmind of confusion leaving us more damaged.
Her experiences of life as a pastor’s kid have led Elyse to write her first book“Confessions of a Church Kid.” Elyse now resides in Los Angeles, working with young adults and ministering as one of the pastors at Oasis Church in Downtown Hollywood. We don't know each other well, but instead of feeling tempted to run or dive in fully, I am reminded that I can take it one step at a time.
Checking in with my heart and being honest throughout it all!
Maybe we just need to remind ourselves that, for right now, the only promise we need to make is that we won’t make any promises, just yet.“Give your entire attention to what God is doing right now, and don’t get worked up about what may or may not happen tomorrow.