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"Are You Happy All The Time...?"

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A sweet woman asked me that about a month ago. She said she noticed that I was never in a "bad mood". I was really struck by her question and answered in a vunerable fashion by saying, "actually, I struggle with frustrations and selfishness inside. I have to pray all the time and ask the Lord for strength to honor him and do the next right thing." She shook her head like she understood. After that short conversation, I couldn't get that question off my mind...


The truth is...

life.is.tough. 
It's not as easy or as "happy" as it may look on the outside.

Sure, there are seasons when God grants me sweet joy and bliss, which I am so grateful for. There are also moments and seasons of struggle and trial, which I am also so grateful for.

I struggle with anxiety and fears. I struggle with not feeling "good enough" and feeling not worthy to be called a daughter of the Most High God. I struggle with sins daily that I have to fight against.…