God has a funny way of turning you into someone you'd never thought you'd be. He can turn an introvert into a preacher, that girl who only sang in the shower into a worship leader, the bullied kid into the one who stands up.... If it can happen for them, it can happen for you. Let God have His way in you.
“This is about my someday daughter, already stung stained with insecurity begging, ‘Mom, will I be pretty?’ I will wipe that question from your mouth like cheap lipstick and answer, ‘No, the word “pretty” is unworthy of everything you will be and no child of mine will be contained in five letters. You will be pretty intelligent, pretty creative, pretty amazing, but, you will never be merely pretty.”—Katie Makkai (via victory-a)
“Waiting silently is the hardest thing of all…but the things we feel most deeply about we ought to learn to be silent about, at least until we have talked them over thoroughly with God.”—Elisabeth Elliot (via pureblyss)
“You, of all people, deserve a happy ending. Despite everything that happened to you, you aren’t bitter. You aren’t cold. You’ve just retreated a little and been shy, and that’s okay.”—Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel’s Inferno (via a-sensible-heart)
“Our prayers may be awkward. Our attempts may be feeble. But since the power of prayer is in the one who hears it and not in the one who says it, our prayers do make a difference.”—Max Lucado (via swimtohim)
“You want to take the easy way out because you’re scared. And you’re scared because if you try and fail, there’s only you to blame. Life is scary. Get used to it. There are no magical fixes, it’s all up to you. So get up off your keyster and get out of here and go start doing the work. Nothing in this world that’s worth having comes easy.”—Dr. Bob Kelso, Scrubs | via mynameismystery (via indylove413)