Are You Living Out Authentic Faith?

Apr 13, 2021
 

Hey Mama,

You don’t have to be perfect. What our daughters need is to see us live out an authentic faith. Not a perfect faith because we’re not perfect. Only Jesus is perfect, but if our faith is authentic then our children will be more likely to gravitate towards what is real. What does that mean? It means we’re not saying one thing and doing another. We’re not lecturing them about one thing and then living another way. When we say we love and follow Jesus they would be able to see that in every area of our life. When we mess up…we own it. We don’t try to cover it up. We don’t try to hide it. We just own it.

If teenagers love anything, it’s authenticity. They love to hear real life stories. They want to know if you’re struggling. They want to know if you’ve walked through the things that they’ve walked through. It’s this time in their life when they’re deciding all sorts of things about who they are and...

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You Have Been Given a Weapon

Feb 18, 2021

I am super passionate about prayer. I love to pray and intercede, especially when it comes to the next generation because I truly believe that it is one of our most valuable weapons that we can ever use. 

 

I had struggled with the Lord with this because I emphasize prayer a lot in our community. I talk about prayer a lot. I legit have a prayer wall with all the of the Girl Truth teenage girl's names on it. However, I have been criticized for that because some people feel like you can't just pray ALL the time. You also need to do something and to that I say, yes I agree! Faith without works is dead. 

 

I remember talking to the Lord about this and wondering...hmm am I emphasizing on prayer too much? Should I be focusing on something else? But the Holy Spirit spoke loud and clear. It said, "Prayer Works!" I was like, "Yeah, I know. Lol, that's why I do it," but I felt the Lord say, not like that. Not the everyday prayer works phrase. Prayer literally goes to...

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