Chosen. January 16, 2013

Full Disclosure:

My mother was 19 when she gave birth to me.

My dad unknown.

I was adopted then later kicked out of my house before I graduated high school. In high school I had a 1.8 GPA. I was born fatherless to a 19 year old mother, homeless, breaking into my high schools locker room at the age of 18.

But I was chosen.

I was nothing…

Brothers and sisters, think of what you were when you were called. Not many of you were wise by human standards; not many were influential; not many were of noble birth. But God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise; God chose the weak things of the world to shame the strong. God chose the lowly things of this world and the despised things—and the things that are not—to nullify the things that are,so that no one may boast before him. It is because of him that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from God—that is, our righteousness, holiness and redemption. (1 Corinthians 1:26-30)

… but now because of Him I am something.

I am no longer orphaned.

I am no longer fatherless.

I am no longer foolish.

I am chosen.

I am loved.

“Therefore, as it is written: “Let the one who boasts boast in the Lord.”(1 Corinthians 1:31)

That is all for today.

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  • This isn’t easy stuff to share. Can’t wait to witness how God continues to profound the world with this story. Blessings.

  • Thanks for the words JP, excited to grab breakfast with ya on Sat.

  • lauralivingood

    This is great. Brave. Appreciated. I’m thankful you’re in my story.

  • glad you’ve been a part of my story too Laura! can’t wait to see where God takes us both.

  • Lucille Marron

    You are a good and strong person who searches for the truth and reveals his truth. You have are fun, honest and are a good friend and have many. Proud of you.
    Mrs. M

  • Lucille Marron

    Your truth is that you are a strong and good person who searches for honesty. You have many friends and are a good friend. Proud of you.

  • chris

    This is good. Thank you for following me on Twitter. What you say is so true

  • Lenny J

    good stuff broseph

  • Kylie

    You’re inspirational :)

  • Priscilla

    I have a similar story. Thanks for sharing! Such an inspiration.