Clothed with Grace: My Verse

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

My Verse

I don't know about you, but sometimes I feel like God's trying to tell me something and I just don't seem to get it, for some reason. Ephesians 6:2 seems to be a verse that has been recurring in my life for this last year. It says: "For our battle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the world powers of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavens."  I don't feel like I am someone who is in conflict with others often, but I am in conflict with myself. I find myself getting annoyed when things don't go my way and bothered when others try to interfere with my plans. 

For years I considered myself an extrovert and I always wanted to be around other people, now I can't wait to have time to myself. I get annoyed when I can't even use the bathroom alone at home and when people interrupt my plan time at work.  If I don't get a bit of time to myself at home, I about lose my cheese about the most ridiculous things. 

I used to have such a desire to feel needed and wanted, and now I just to be left alone. Strange isn't it? Back to Ephesians 6:2, I can find myself being so annoyed when I am "needed," then I react in the worst way sometimes. However, my battle isn't with others, it truly is with Satan trying to gain a stronghold in my life in anyway he can. I think it's safe to say clothing used to be a major stronghold. Now that my focus isn't on that, I believe Satan is looking for a new in, by making me resent being needed. I need to really remember what truly matters and think about how good it can feel to be needed. 

I just got this jacket and love it. The quality is great and the sleeves are the perfect length on me-often times they are too long. It's also a great weight, not too light or heavy, so I can wear it during the day at school and not get too hot. I thought it would be fun to wear it with my white jeans and new booties to transition to fall.

Jacket: SheIn c/o same
Top: Old Navy
Jeans: Loft same
Necklace: Stella and Dot
Earrings: Nickel and Suede same
Booties: Sole Society same 


  1. Such a pretty outfit, Ginny! <3

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  2. Very cute outfit. Ginny, it is so easy to feel overwhelmed when you have small children, a full time job, a spouse and so on. You are needed, by many people, including your students. It is important that you make time for yourself, so you can get recharged and get your focus back on the right God. You obviously are sensitive to His Spirit in your life and focusing on His word is part of winning that battle. My favorite old Hymn is Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus. That's what I try to remember when everyone is demanding my time and energy. He will always give you what you need. Thanks for sharing your honest struggle! Have a great day. - Amy