Re-rooting : Identity

2 simple words
that changed my entire view of
who God is
and how He looks at me

2 simple adjectives
that flipped my self worth
within just a few seconds
of fully knowing Him

9 simple letters
that broke something in my roots
of what I thought I already knew
and understood of Him

3 simple syllables
that cut deep into my heart
and broke everything I used to build
my foundation about this Father I”ve heard so much about

Why are these 2 words so difficult for me to comprehend?
How can I begin to live my life knowing that I am fully known?
What does that even truly mean?
Where do I begin this search?
When do I start building this new identity?


I’m fully known and loved by You
You won’t let go, no matter what I do
And it’s not one or the other
It’s hard truth and ridiculous grace
To be known, fully known, and loved by You
I’m fully known and loved by You

Known by Tauren Wells

I guess it’s time
I start re-planting my roots
and learning what it means to be known
and fully loved
by the Father

I don’t know where or how to start
but I know that
if I trust my Father
He will teach me
and show me the way

So I start with believing
these 2 simple words
that I am fully seen and truly loved
by a Father who will never leave me
who always keeps His promises

Although the true meanings of these words
are foreign to me
I trust in my Father to show me the way
to re-rooting myself
in His truth over me


To be love, is to be loved by You
To be love, is to loved by You
So I won’t worry about tomorrow
‘Cause all I wanna do, all I wanna do
Is know You

Abide by Kingdom Culture Worship

If you haven’t figured it out yet
the 2 words I’m referring to, are :
SEEN & LOVED

These words have defined my year so far
I’ve heard them spoken over me almost every day
And God has been telling me that this is my year of breaking old roots
To grow new, stronger ones in His truth

And so I share this poem in order to encourage and allow you
to start to understand these truths in your life,
and be able to begin to step into them
because it truly is the best way to change your life!

NO SELF-HELP BOOK CAN TEACH YOU WHAT GOD CAN SHOW YOU IN 2 WORDS!

Thanks for reading!

Be blessed & encouraged by this post!

Every Mile Matters…

It’s history
You can’t rewrite it
You’re not meant to be trapped inside it
Every tear brought you here
Every sorrow gathered
Yeah, it’s history
And every mile mattered

. . .

Life is full of ups and downs…

it’s full of good decisions and bad decisions…

. . .

Right now you’re either at a point in your life that you’re super proud of, or you’re telling yourself everyday that you’re a disappointment.

Things are either going your way or not quite what you want, but, either way you are always making decisions that will impact your tomorrow self. Those decisions could change your life in an instant (good or bad).

So, just remember that, next time you are faced with an important decision, just know that whatever you decide you will inevitably learn something from it.

. . .

“Every Mile Matters!”

You see, travelers don’t get disappointed when they don’t see/do exaxtly what they wanted in a new country because they know that what they did see mattered and will probably lead to something else that will be unexpectedly amazing.

“Every decisions has an impact!”

Just like in life, you can’t get disappointed when you think you made a terrible mistake. You can’t wish you chose the other option; all you can do is live in the moment and learn from every decision you make each day.


Thanks for reading! I hope this post inspired you in some way! 🙂

P.S. This post was inspired by the song: Every Mile Mattered (click the link to check it out!)

-LiveForAdventure! 🙂

A rollercoaster year!

Hold up!
Wait!
Before I even start to talk about this past year, I just have to say that in the beginning of this year I would have never imagined being here in Chile for New Year’s.
That’s just crazy!

. . .

I’ll admit, this year has had it’s down/low moments, but in general, 2017 has been an amazing year.
I’ve accomplished so many things that I am proud to say that I’ve accomplished.
Like: 

  • Going to Belize!
  • Graduating college!
  • Growing this blog! (Thank You)
  • Working at a great hotel!
  • Just living life!
  • And, now, living in Chile!

Honestly, this year has been so crazy that I don’t even want to make any resolutions or a bucket list for next year because I didn’t make one this year, yet I’ve accomplished so much. 

. . .

I still can’t believe today is the last day of 2017.
So much can happen in 365, and you don’t even realize it until it’s all done.
And, if 2017 wasn’t your year, you have another 365 days to change that, with another great year ahead!

. . .

Here’s to 2018!

Quillota, Chile


Thank you so much for reading my blog this past year, and, remember to always continue to: 

-LiveForAdventure! 🙂 

Free Love! (your Sunday reminder) 

* * * Please read ’til the end! Thanks! * * *

Jesus, the son of God, literally stood in front of death to save you!

Think about it this way: Jesus was just walking by and he saw you in trouble, so, he came over and stood in front of you to protect you from what was coming. And, that was death. He acted as a one time human shield for you, so that you could live forever and get to know HIS father.

Jesus took the bullet for you to live to get to know HIS father!

What are you going to do about that? Are you just going to sit there and wait for your mediocre life to be over? Or are you going to do something about it?

. . .

Imagine if that person that took the bullet for you wasn’t Jesus; maybe it was your best friend or a complete stranger; the fact remains that, they did it out of pure love for you to keep living because they knew it was worth it! Their perents should hate you for letting them do that for you, but no; instead their parents love you SO much!

That’s God’s love for you! He let his son take the bullet for you, and now all he wants in return is to love you and get to know you like his own son/daughter!

So, will you accept this free, grace-given love? 

In my opinion, you totally should (after all, it is free), all you have to do is love him back (which shouldn’t be that hard, given his son died for you).

However, no one (especially not God; He is the most patient person ever) is forcing you to accept this (free & grace-given) love. But, trust me, if or when you do your life will be completely changed for the better!

So, now it’s up to you.

Will you accept it? Or will you continue to live in guilt & fear?

Before you decide: Just remember; He wanted his son to die for YOU; & all he wants in return is to love you and get loved back! 

Thanks for reading!

-LiveForAdventure! 🙂

Give up!

Yes, I said it, just give up already! I mean; what are you really trying to accomplish? Is anything you do going to be worth anything in the end? Do you actually matter? Why should you keep trying, you’re just going to fail anyways? You always fail, why will this time be any different?

. . .

Those questions go through my brain almost Every Single Day.

I was going to write a post on: How to deal with these questions; but to be honest, I don’t know how to deal with these thought. Some days, they just consume me, but other days, I feel like I have control over them.

So, I guess, what I’m saying is that I’m going to try my best to give you some of my tips to dealing with self-worth.

-Here we go:

  1. The first thing you should do is decide if you want these thoughts to consume you or do you want to control them.
  2. Structure your life in a way where you feel like you have meaning and value.
    See post: Belongingness…
  3. Make each day different. Don’t just go through the motion of life, LIVE your life!
    See post: Live Your Own Life..
  4. Remember that when these thoughts consume you, it usually means that tomorrow will be a better day.
    See post: It Gets Better!
  5. Make sure you are doing what makes YOU happy!
  6. Stop worrying about what other people think, BE YOU!
  7. Stop overthinking!!
    See post: Overthinking…
  8. Above everything: Remember that YOU are AMAZING!

 

Oh.. And One Last thing…

“You are beautiful.
You are smart.
You are funny.
You are kind.
You are unique.
You are powerful.
You are strong.
You are loved.
You are awesome.”

Thanks for reading!
I hope this post inspired you in some way!

 

-LiveForAdventure!:)