She Believed She Was Loved and It Made Her Brave

She believed she was loved and it made her brave.

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The world tells us we need to be “perfect.” It heaps on the pressure. It tempts us to hustle for approval and praise. But I’m learning this: The breaks in our “perfect” facades are actually more like windows where people can most clearly see Jesus.

We do not need to have life all together. We just need to come together as we are.

We do not need to be flawless. We just need to be faithful and try again.

We do not need an “image.” We just need a God who can transform us in ways beyond what we can imagine.

We are all a wild mix of beautiful and broken. Shattered and whole. Weak and strong. We are beloved daughters of a God who treasures us more than we know. He sees us as we are and graciously loves us still—let’s dare to do the same for ourselves and each other.

Holley Gerth

P.S. This post is an excerpt from my new gift book, Promises from God for Life’s Hard Moments, and the graphic is from the cover of the new She Believed She Was Loved and It Made Her Brave journal! Both launched this week and you can find them wherever books are sold.


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About Holley

About Holley

Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author and Life Coach

I like humans, words, and good coffee. And I’d love to help you beat what’s holding you back, become all you’re created to be, and kick butt for the greater good.

Cheering you on,


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