In case no one has granted you this freedom, or you have a hard time granting yourself this freedom, here it is: You can be honest!
And to take it a step further, I will say this: The journey you are traveling in this life will not take you anywhere worth going until you are free to be honest with yourself, with God, and with the people around you. You need to be honest.
Why does this need to be said so clearly? Because too many of us have grown up in environments where honesty was not encouraged. Where questioning the status quo was looked down upon. Where ignoring our doubts and questions was the “right” thing to do if we wanted to remain in good standing.
The problem is, we are like builders who ignore gaping holes and cracks in our foundation and then continue to build the house. It shouldn’t be a surprise when the walls start cracking! In my case, eventually, the walls started to crumble. Continue reading