ABOUT ME


It seems as though an "About Me" page is a must when it comes to blogs, so I will attempt to put my best foot forward.

Truthfully my best foot forward is the reason I started this blog in the first place.  My best foot happens to be rather awkward, incredibly flawed, and struggles most days to keep from falling, (both figuratively and literally).

Yet somehow I hope that I am not the only one. Thus I began to write about my insecurities in hopes that my words might reach more awkwardly footed people and that we could come together and unite around our imperfections.  A place to openly admit our fears and allow God's word to reshape our warped minds into the person that He says that we are.

On a personal note, I have been married to my husband for 16 years. He is truly the love of my life, simply because I have made the choice to put my feelings aside many times within these sixteen years.  Feelings are often deceitful, fleeting, and will often take us places that we never intended to go.  However, submitting to what I know is true (we are in a covenant union joined by God) and allowing the Holy Spirit to reshape my desires and feelings I have found that in all our imperfections that I could not love him more.  

We have birthed ( I actually birthed them) four children and loved many many more through discipling college students within our local church.  Our home is very loud, always open, and hardly ever "all clean" at one time.  It was "let it go" or loose my mind and I chose to "let it go," within reason of course.  

My greatest struggle is seeking perfection, fear of failure, and allowing others opinions of me to consume an unhealthy amount of my time, but God is changing me day by day, moment by moment.     What I am slowly realizing, with the help of The Holy Spirit, is this, I will never be perfect on this earth and neither will you, but if I will just seek out The One who is perfect He can take my flaws and make them into something beautiful.  I want to share this with women and girls everywhere.  Quit seeking perfection!  It is an exhausting task and you will end up short every time, but "seek first his kingdom and his righteousness and all these things will be given to you as well" Romans 6:33.
-Jill Dasher



   

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