Today I’m welcoming Dayna Bickham to the blog. She writes honestly and vulnerably about her own story, and I know she will inspire you. You can learn more about her and connect with her online below the post.
Start by Looking Back
The end of the year is quickly approaching. The speed in which life seems to zip by seems to increase the older and the busier we get. As we wrap up 2012, we will look forward to how we can make 2013 great, but before we do that, perhaps we should first look back.
A year ago I was a disillusioned Christian with a bad attitude and a horrible witness. Now, as I look back on the last year, I see how far God has brought me and how much farther I have to go. Let me share a bit of my story.
I have been a Christian most of my life. I also walked away from anything and everything that had to do with God for a period of seven years. During that time I became a drinker, a smoker, and an adulteress. I did not just walk away from God, I ran to the world with reckless abandon. Then, like the prodigal son, I woke up one day. I saw my life and I knew that I could not live that way any longer. God was wooing me home…