We are all looking for peace, right? When it comes down to it though, what keeps us from experiencing peace is either living in the past or living for the future. We bounce back and forth between obsessing over a past we can’t change and worrying about a future we can’t control. And the result? We miss what God has for us here and now.
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We’ve all made mistakes we deeply regret, haven’t we? Well, today you’ll hear from a woman who nearly destroyed her family, her church, and her ministry by living a double life. But then … God did something miraculous! Out of her brokenness, He made something beautiful.
I’ll never forget the time I sang the national anthem at a 1991 Atlanta Braves game against the L.A. Dodgers.
You see, I made a stadium-sized mistake!
During my senior year in college, I sat in a conference room with five psychology professors. I was there to receive a special thank you for providing music at a conference the department had just hosted.
As I held a half-dozen roses, I remember wanting to shrink into my seat while the professors complimented my piano playing, along with my abilities as a psychology student. I felt so self-conscious. The longer they spoke, the lower I wanted to sink. The nicer they were, the more I wanted to disappear.
I was a senior in college as I sat in the conference room with five psychology professors.
I was there to receive a special thank you for providing music at a conference the department had just hosted.
I was handed a half-dozen roses and the different professors thanked me, told me how much my piano playing had added to the event, and complimented my abilities as a psychology student.
I remember as I held the roses and the professors spoke, I wanted to shrink into my seat. I felt so self-conscious!