“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not unto your own understanding; in all ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. ” ~ Proverbs 3:5-6
Our minds can’t comprehend how humility can be seen as strength or how serving is seen as leadership.
I’m humiliated, this journey, our journey, has completely humbled me and taken me from an “independent” human and turned me into a serving, humiliated, God fearing, dependent on him and follower of Jesus Christ.
I have not been able to naturally conceive a child. Isn’t that what every woman is supposed to be able to do? How humiliating.
My marriage isn’t blemish free or without past struggles, we’re imperfect. How humiliating.
We don’t have our savings where we want them, haven’t stuck to a zero balanced budget every month and we still spend money on silly things. How humiliating.
God broke me down in my brokenness and my path has left me humbled. I fiercely serve at his feet. My humiliation has brought more glory to his name then ever before. I still stand because of him.
One thing I consistently hear is “You are the strongest woman I know. ”
I always think, “Who cares, what does that get me? ”
I’m just now realizing how my strength has come from my weakness, from humility, from tragedy, from brokenness, from pain and from loss.
He is building in me a heart of humility and servitude. My strength is a testament of his favor, grace and love!
I am no longer embarrassed by my testimony or ashamed of the humility I have.
In all the ways and avenues in my life both personally and professionally that I am seen as a leader I am truly just a servant. Without the people on my teams, without my family, without my husband, without my church, without my God I would be incomplete. Serving is my greatest hearts desire. I serve God, my husband, my family, my church, my workplace, my friends and God’s people.
We are all disciples. We are all leaders of someone.
How will you lead today?
How will you serve others today?
I want to follow the leader. I don’t know what he has planned or where he is headed but I know his plans are perfect and “in my weakness he is made strong.” ~ 2 Corinthians 12:9
Always make sure you are following the right leader.