Have you ever felt like a failure as a Christian woman?
Like, you looked at other Christian women doing all the things, and then looked in the mirror and found yourself wanting?
Candid Confession: I have.
When we get caught up in that comparison trap, it’s easy to see ourselves as less-than.
All we usually see when we look at others are their highlight reels. And that can leave us feeling pretty low.
No Matter What Your Struggle…
But the thing is, no matter what our struggle is, we can have faith that God loves us just the same.
That’s part of the reason I put together my anthology, Candid Conversations.
There’s something to knowing we don’t struggle alone. And we also need to know that no matter how our struggle is going, our salvation is secure in Christ.
Romans 8:1 says, “There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.”
That’s good news."There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus." – Even if you still struggle with sin. Read more… Click To Tweet
That’s why, when I came across Susan’s post last week, I knew it was one I wanted to share with you.
Susan wrote about how she asked herself a question. Maybe you’ve asked yourself it to.
“How can I be a Christian and still struggle with ________?”
But she didn’t leave it there. The next question she asked was:
When did Christianity become about arriving somewhere rather than walking with someone?
Read the rest of her post on Carry on My Heart.
And Susan, feel free to grab the “I’ve Been Featured” button and add it to your posts so your readers can celebrate with you.
Now For This Week’s Link Up!
Let’s bless and encourage one another in our walk with the Lord…
We hope this link-up will be a source of encouragement each week. If you are a Christian blogger, we invite you to link up and meet new friends within the Christian blogging community. If you’re a reader, we encourage you to visit new bloggers and discover women who love Jesus as much as you do. Whoever you are, we hope you’ll meet Jesus here.
Join us each Friday for the Grace & Truth Link-Up!
1.) Follow your hosts via their blog and/or social media channels. This is not mandatory, but appreciated!
2.) Leave 1-2 of your most recent Christian Living posts. Please do not link DIY, Crafts, Recipes, etc. Links of this kind will be deleted. We also reserve the right to delete posts that don’t align with the theme or that are deemed by the hostesses to be inappropriate.
3.) Visit 1-2 other links and leave a meaningful comment! We want to encourage community, so please don’t link and run!
4.) All links are randomly sorted – feel free to link as early or as late as you’d like. The playing field is even!
In order to be featured next week:
5.) Grab a button and/or link back to one of our hosts to encourage new linkers. This is not mandatory to participate, but is required to be featured.
6.) Each host will choose one blog to feature and promote via their social media channels next week.
Grab a Badge and Link Back to this Post.
Now Let’s Link Up!
What’s Your Struggle?
Have you ever felt like less of a Christian because of something you struggle with? Join the conversation in the comments below!Have you linked up your Christian blog posts with the Grace and Truth link up? I did! Click To Tweet
If you liked this blog post, you’ll love Heather’s book, Candid Conversations. While each story shares a unique perspective, the prevailing theme is that we all struggle, but there is hope to be found in Jesus. Get your copy from Amazon or click here to learn more.