“Follow your heart… and it will lead you to happiness!” That’s what people say. Somewhere down the line, though, you’ve probably ended up feeling like a failure… even while doing what felt good at the moment… and what you thought would bring sure happiness.
It’s the loneliest feeling in the world, to find yourself standing up when everyone else is sitting down. To have everybody look at you and say, “Oh, that’s just [such and such]… they don’t matter.” Hmmm… what an empty feeling. I know what that feels like. But, that’s life. It’s not fair… and there are many things about life that’s not so fair. But, keep trusting GOD – in spite of it all. I can that because I can relate to how you feel. Seriously! In most cases,I’ve been there; and…
I know what it feels like to be afraid… and insecure.
I know what it feels like to be lonely… with no one to talk to for comfort.
I know what it’s like to feel defeated… even though I gave all I could give.
I know what it is to have sleepless nights… and wonder what the next day will bring.
I know what it feels like to be an outsider… and be laughed at by “Insiders”.
I know what it’s like to be sick… and wonder if I’ll ever get well again.”
I know what it feels like to cry… with nothing to cheer me up.
I know what it feels like to talk… and have no one to listen.
I’ve learned something valuable, though. That is…Who or what I am depends totally on how I see GOD… and me. That’s Relevant – to me and to you – and it’s a major breakthrough! And, when I realized it, I changed my mind-set… and suddenly my whole world changed as well. Now, I know what it feels like to love and depend on GOD… and what it feels like to be loved in return.
Many times in your life, you will feel like you’ve been dropped, crumpled, and ground into the dirt by the decisions you make and the circumstances that come your way. You will feel as though you are worthless. Yet, no matter what has happened or what will happen, you will never lose your value in GOD’s eyes. To Him, dirty or clean, crumpled or finely creased, you are still PRICELESS…
In GOD’s eyes, it doesn’t matter whether you are an achiever or not, whether you are rich or poor, gorgeous or plain looking. You may feel like you’re nobody by the world’s standard, but in all truth… you are the “Apple of GOD’s Eye.”