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  1. […] Introduction: some self-observations about legalism Part 1: what is “legalism”? Part 2: standing under the broken heart Part 3: hiding in shame, packing up my dreams Part 4: when you “trust and obey” but your heart still gets broken Part 5: when you’ve been hurt by legalism, hold onto faith Part 6: What do Brad Pitt, Josh Groban, and Sleepless in Seattle have in common? Part 7: perfection is not possible Part 8: finding healing and freedom in secular music Part 9: “I will keep believing that God still has a plan” […]

  2. I never commented on this one, but I know what you mean about holding onto God being the most important thing. Since Ariella was born, I’ve felt like all I’ve done is hold onto God I feel like I have absolutely *nothing* left that I feel I can offer Him; I feel so empty but so desperate for Him. Very grateful for a God who has held both you and me without letting go, and that we’ve both been able to hold onto him despite what has happened.

    • Sometimes that place where we having nothing to give is the place where God is the most real – where we need him the most. You will be able to look back on this as a testament to God’s AMAZING grace, I firmly believe it!

  3. […] Part 7: perfection is not possible Part 8: finding healing and freedom in secular music Part 9: “I will keep believing that God still has a plan” Part 10: Plan A, 2.0 Part 11: Modesty: a picture of grace Part 12: Disconnect: when God just […]

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