way to go Miss Brooks. lovely!
I recently did what’s called a “Speaking Fast”
I took 3 days to not speak.
I did it for a few different reasons.
The first would be why one usually does a fast- because I’m hungry for God. I want to hear His voice more, believe what He says about me more, and ultimately be more surrendered to Him.
Another reason is that I didn’t realize it, but I thought to speak was one of my greatest assets (perhaps my greatest).
“I may not be the smartest, funniest, or most anointed but I sure can say some nice stuff”.
(real life thoughts)
I’m encouraging, empathetic, commanding, and articulate. I know this to be true about myself. But I think those attributes started to take too much ground on my identity. This fast put that to the fire. “What if you can’t add a meaningful thought-provoking comment to the conversation?” or “what if…
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