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Angela Nazworth is a shame-fighting storyteller who writes mostly about the beauty of grace, faith, friendship, vulnerability and community. She is a wife and a mother of two. Angela's also an encourager, a lover of good books, coffee, girl's night out, sunshine, and waterfalls. In the 15 years since she...

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  1. Angela,
    Thank you so much for the reminder that when I am closest to my Father I mirror and reflect His image in the way He chooses for me, not what I would like to invent. It’s taken a lifetime and I am getting more comfortable in the skin and spirit He’s given me. Sure, I still wiggle and squirm, wanting a trait someone else has, but in His mercy He reminds me that I am beautiful just the way He created me. I can never use too much reminding of this precept. Thanks!
    Blessings,
    Bev

    • You are such a beauty, Bev! Your kind, grace-filled words are a balm. I get so excited to read my comments because I know that I will always hear from you and be blessed.

  2. Angela,
    When I get super close to God and tune in to His messages for me I tend to reflect His image and His ways. That doesn’t always happen! I try not to play the comparison game much. There are times when just like your son I rush ahead of God into something I think I want. Now down the road a bit I wish I hadn’t rushed into this and squirm to get out any way I can!!
    God has his ways of reminding me that I am beautiful, smart and fearfully and wonderfully made!!
    Blessings 🙂

    • Thank you for sharing Beth! I love our Father’s reminders of our purpose in him. You are beautiful, smart and fearfully made!

  3. “I listen when I hear my Father’s voice asking me to stave my impulse to reinvent the woman He took great care to create.”
    Angela, What a beautiful sentence, and a beautiful reminder. I am constantly striving to reinvent myself, never satisfied or happy with the woman I am. When I read that sentence and reached the the last six words, ‘He took great care to create,’ it was like something broke in my soul. That was, honestly, the first time I’ve ever stopped to realize that God created me, me, even me, with great care and great thought. The way I am, right now, is important to Him, and necessary for something He wants me to do. Thank you so much for sharing your words with me. They are lovely.

    • Oh Penny, I am praising God that he blessed you with those words he placed on my heart. You were created with great care and with the same attention to detail he used to create you he uses to watch over and guide you. Thank you for sharing your heart.

  4. Just want to say thank you for the reminder to accept things and people for the way they are. A wise man once said “Comparison destroys contentment”. He was right. Accepting who weand others are in Christ will bring peace to our heart and our home. Loved the stories of your little boy’s tendency to “act and then think”. I raised five boys and so I know yours is not the only one with that tendancy. I too agree, as an adult I have slipped into that catagory from time to time. Grace is a wonderful gift, isn’t it/

  5. What’s awesome about this post is when God allowed me to see it- at 2:30am, after feeding my baby, and after the Lord spoke to my heart about the topic of my next book which centers around God as our Father. 2nd confirmation already. The first was hearing the song “Good good Father” by House Fires and then seeing the lyrics posted on FB show up on my feed. Yes, we have a good, good Father! 🙂 blessings, Emily