Secretly Incredible

Be secretly incredible. – Bob Goff

Sometimes I think we put so much effort into creating a pretty public image, that we neglect the foundation of our hearts.

How’s your heart?

It’s really easy for me to put on some wispy lashes, really good concealer, bronze my cheekbones, and go out and make a nice impression.  But my heart’s not always in it.  And I want to be all in.  So now I’m asking myself if my heart’s not all in, why am I doing this thing?

img_7631

I want to do better at truly being better.  It’s hard work to have a good heart.  People won’t always recognize your progress, they may not understand your choices, and they may see their way out of your life.

2 Corinthians 4:16-18

16 Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. 17 For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. 18 So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.

I don’t want to lose my heart.  I have a heart for loving Jesus, a heart for loving people, and heart for loving the person I’m being called to be, but I have to stop placing acceptance in front of redemption. Redemption is the point and acceptance has already been granted by the only one who really matters.

The key to being secretly incredible is trusting in the God that exchanged the blood in his heart for love to beat in our chests.

How’s your heart?

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s