To the Girl Who Has Not Been Feeling Like Herself Lately
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To the Girl Who Has Not Been Feeling Like Herself Lately

I am right there with you.

To the Girl Who Has Not Been Feeling Like Herself Lately
Rena VanderVeen

To the Girl Who Has Not Been Feeling Like Herself Lately,

I know you are out there, feeling less than yourself. Maybe you are going through a hard time or maybe you are just trying to find yourself in the midst of the pressure to succeed, in the eyes of the world. I don't know why you feel like this, but I can tell you that I am right there with you.

My friends have noticed my lack of joy and I have been smiling less. I don't exactly know when this started happening, but I do know that i have not been feeling like my old self for a while. I know people change and maybe I have, but this has not been good change.

I used to be so happy and welcoming to everyone. I would even go out of my way to say "hi" to people. It is not that I don't like people, but lately I have become so overwhelmed when in a large group of people.

I have become so consumed by my circumstances that I have failed to go out of my way to love others. Maybe you have been feeling like this too. Maybe you don't feel like it is worth going out of your way for other people anymore. Trust me I feel you, it is hard to have the drive to do this when people continue to let you down every time. There is a way to get the drive to have compassion back.

His name is JESUS! Spending time in the Word and asking God to heal you is the best thing you can do. I have started to go out of my way to spend quiet time with Jesus and it has made all the difference. Don't get me wrong, there are times when I don't feel like myself, but that is when I give that moment to Jesus and let him sink in.

I know that Jesus is healing my wounds and he is making me stronger everyday. Yes, there are times when it is tough, but God is renewing me everyday. Even though I have went through some tough stuff, God has shown me I can get through it with HIM.

The biggest mistake I have made while trying to find myself after this hardship is seeking delight in something other than God. Despite this, he never fails to take me back and heal my heart.

This is for the girl out there who is trying to find herself again, run to Jesus. He is the only one who can make you smile again.

With love,

Your Sister in Christ

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