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Moving Forward--- Proverbs 31 OBS Blog Hop!!

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January 1, 2013, I decided that my one word for this year would be “Forward” and I shared this picture last week.   I can live in the past sometimes.  I can start to define who I am by my past mistakes.  I decided FORWARD would be good because I’m not defined by my mistakes.  Right?  I’m defined by God.  He doesn’t see me as a failure…even if I feel like I am.  We are all failures if we’re honest.  This social media world can really make me feel like a big failure…especially if I start to compare myself with everyone’s highlighted reel.  Because really the stats, the pictures, the pins, the tweets are all the highlighted reels of everyone lives. Steven Furtick says, “The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind-the-scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel.”   I didn’t finish college.  I dropped out after my 2 nd year.  Fear, for the most part, is why I didn’t finish.  I let fear overtake me and