But God is saying ‘no’ to my childish behavior. He’s asking me to say ‘yes’ to spiritual growth. ‘Yes’ to a true sacrifice. Because for me, this, this business of begging others and being dependent and having to turn down activities and events that I know we’d enjoy, offering up my frustration, is a real sacrifice. The kind of sacrifice I hate. The kind of sacrifice I so clearly need.
Dwija Borobia lives with her husband and their four (soon-to-be-five!) kids in rural southwest Michigan in a fixer-upper they bought sight-unseen off the internet. Between homeschooling and corralling chickens, she pretends her time on the internet doesn’t count because she uses the computer standing up. You can read more on her blog house unseen. life unscripted.