• “Experience has taught me that the Shepherd is far more willing to show His sheep the path than the sheep are to follow. He is endlessly merciful, patient, tender, and loving. If we, His stupid and wayward sheep, really want to be led, we will without fail be led. Of that I am sure.” – Elisabeth Elliot

True Happiness by Nancy Leigh DeMoss 08/16/11

“When I was fourteen, my dad died, and then I got married at sixteen. I look back and can see how I wanted my husband to be my security. I didn’t think I could possibly live without my husband, and really, I was just suffocating him.”

Nancy Leigh DeMoss: A lot of women think that.

“Some friends showed me that I needed to turn loose and get my happiness from God instead. Once I did that, I was so free. Now we’re about to celebrate fifteen years of marriage.”

Nancy: The truth is, no one can make us truly happy other than God. If you’re trying to get your needs met from someone else, you’ll probably end up pushing them away. But if you get your joy from your relationship with the Lord, He’ll give you the strength to serve and love your husband.

Are you looking to God or to another person to meet your deepest needs?

With Seeking Him, I’m Nancy Leigh DeMoss.

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  • “Don’t assume you have to be extraordinary to be used by God. You don’t have to have exceptional gifts, talents, abilities, or connections. God specializes in using ordinary people whose limitations and weaknesses make them ideal showcases for His greatness and glory” – Nancy Leigh DeMoss

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