Hi there! Welcome to my blog-Standing in His Splendor.
My name is Erin and this is a pocket of cyberspace that I pour thoughts, musings, revelations and honestly what ever passes through my blonde little head that is relevant to me. I am a twenty something girl who is trying to “get it together” and navigate this ever complicated world. A friend once called me a mosaic girl, and honestly that is what I am. My fragmented life is being pieced back together by the Author and Redeemer of this broken girl’s life. The fragments that I think are a waste and should be discarded seem to shine the brightest when He puts them in place. It seems that I am the queen of complicating life, stumbling through things and making a huge mess and yet Christ’s grace is a testimony of what He can do when He grabs a hold of a shattered girl’s heart.
You often can find me in a chair with a book and a cup of coffee. Sucked into the material, I become non-responsive to all human activity around me. I am a nerd to the core and love the inner workings of the human mind and heart. Thus I have a unquenched desire to read anything about psychology, self help and spiritual revelation. Honestly I could be what keeps book stores in business. When I am not busy studying that I am knee deep in Bible study tearing apart commentaries, Bible translation, and Strong’s Greek and Hebrew concordances. Studying the Living Word is fascinating, confusing, challenging, convicting, life giving and healing. But don’t think for a minute that I am a scholar, just a humble girl talking His ear off with questions.
Now I promise I do more than read. I love, love, love to cook. While I am NO expert I love the satisfaction of trying something I put on the plate. Still 25% of the time I have some sort of epic cooking fail resulting in near kitchen melt down. I say if is a failed meal just eat out. It is never dull, always messy and often stressful in my kitchen and yet I “eat it up” (no pun intended). So this girl recipe hunts, tries new things and is working on cooking with a budget.
I am passionate about living out the renown of Jesus Christ name and His ultimate power and authority over every square inch of this universe. I have a passion to see my generation arise and take there place to proclaim His victory over death! But my heart truly beats for women who have been abused sexually, physically and emotionally. Those who feel battered, bruised, crushed, hopeless, unworthy and worthless. My hope is to pour forth through the Holy Spirit and call forth every daughter of Christ’s identity in Him. To restore, redeem and break through the broken places of our life. He has the power to trade our rags for riches. Isaiah 61:10-11 says:
“I delight greatly in the Lord; my soul rejoices in my God. For he has clothed me with garments of salvation and arrayed me in a robe of his righteousness, as a bridegroom adorns his head like a priest, and a bride adorns herself with her jewels. For as the soil makes the sprout comes up and a garden causes seeds to grow, so the Sovereign Lord will make righteousness and praise spring up before all nations.”
We are each clothed in His salvation and His righteousness when we submit all that we are to live out the worship of Him. He came to save, restore and redeem. Nothing can change or alter His great love for us. He died to set us free. Jesus brings life to the driest ground and makes His Name known for all generations. He is the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End, Almighty Yahweh! Let us move and serve Him relentlessly until the day we die or the coming of our Bridegroom, whichever comes first.
To Him Be the Glory… Let me diminish Lord and let people only see You.