For a few very hard years this word was my mantra.
The word means
-undismayed; not discouraged; not forced to abandon purpose or effort
-undiminished in courage or valor; not giving way to fear
But the truth is, I was often dismayed by everything that had taken place, and I did battle discouragement. I battled fear and doubts. I hurt and was angry, and sometimes "undaunted" sounded more like a mockery than a mantra, and I was determined to be real about all of it in these posts, thus the name, Undaunted Reality. More than that, though, I was determined to live undaunted, not because I'm so great or strong, but because my God is, and no matter what this world looks like, He is the only reality that matters.
I pray I live the reality of Him beautifully undaunted.

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Lent Day 4--From My Journal

"Jerri, love is patient.
You need to be more patient with yourself.

And love is kind.
Discipline for a child in rebellion is different than discipline for a child who is trying but doesn't understand yet.

You don't understand, but your heart is in the right place.

Be more kind to yourself.

I love you, Daddy."

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