Today was a remarkable day in so many ways!! I had a productive morning, got a lot done, went to work in a good mood and with a servant’s heart (this is not always the case), and also enjoyed a great dinner date with my husband eating Domino’s pizza while listening to an amazing message by Steven Furtick. In all of the events of the day I was grateful for the peace and contentment that I felt and the joy that came from just appreciating life!:) Above all though, I was grateful for the truth that was spoken into my heart through this message and how it completely “wrecked” my life in a good way. This message that about how we deal with our unmet expectations in life has brought up so many heart issues for me to work on and as hard as it is to look at these things sometimes, it’s also such a great blessing to have had these things revealed to me. It’s never easy to have things like this revealed and the process of working through them can be difficult but it’s also such a beautiful thing to be broken because it is only in our brokenness that we are open to change and surrender that ultimately bring the healing and restoration that we need. We all have baggage and things that have made us who we are and yet, I believe that many of us are not who God intended for us to be. We struggle with issues and pain from the past that is shaping us and our decisions but in that we sometimes act outside of what God would want for us. I think what this message revealed to me was an area of brokenness that has never been resolved with God, an area that maybe I have never been able to release and today, despite what hard work will come in this area, I am grateful to know that I have a God who will walk me through it and that I will be a better me at the end of this journey!!