My New Favorite Outfit: God Chose You

Monday, December 22, 2014

God Chose You

Today I'm going to wrap up my "God Chose..." series by sharing how God chose you, yes you, for a very specific purpose.  Jeriemiah 1:5 says: "Before I formed you in your mother's womb, I knew you." I believe God has big plans for you, and for me.

It can be so easy to get stuck in our own thinking, to doubt our potential, or to let the world place a value on us and set our limits for us. Romans 8:31 say: "If God is for us, who can be against us?" And he is definitely for us.

There were many days in my life when I wasn't sure of my future.  What about college? What about a husband? What about kids? What about a career?  In life there are a lot of unknowns, but the one thing that's clear is God's love for us.  He loves us so much he sent his own son to die for our sins. How could he want anything less than the best for us? 

 Jeriemiah 29:11 says: "For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope."  I hope this verse encourages you today. Even if we don't feel like we have it figured out, God does, and one day you'll look back at whatever it is you're going through right now and say, "I get it."

With Christmas just a few short days away, this can bring feelings of joy for so many of you, but it can also stir up feelings of hurt and regret for lost family members and past pain.  I hope that you can stand firm on the truth of God's love for you.  He chose you. He sees you a valuable. He put you here for a purpose.

About a month ago I picked this sweater up in burgundy seen here.  Then, last week one of my blogging friends emailed me to let me know they gone on super sale.  I wanted to black too, but was waiting for the right price.  Score. It's not often I picked up doubles of things, but this one we definitely worth doubling up on. : )

Sweater: J.Crew same
Leggings: White Plum c/o same
Necklace: chloe + isabel same
Boots: Aerosoles 


  1. Thank you for this wonderful reminder today. I hope you have a Merry Christmas with your family. I bought festive leggings thanks to you(: Susan

  2. Love it in black too! And thank you for the reminder! We all need that this time of year!

  3. Great reminder and truth, and lovely sweater, I love the leather touch. Rachel xo

  4. another beauitful message from a beautiful girl! great outfit love the leather detailing on the pockets..super cute ginny!

    XO Meghan
    citrus fashion

  5. This is such an awesome reminder during this time of the year. It's so easy to get swept up in negative feelings and feeling lost. Thank you for these words, Ginny! Also, gorgeous sweater and cute leggings:)

  6. Jeremiah 29:11 is my favorite verse!

  7. That sweater looks great on you so it was definitely worth getting another color. What a pretty necklace! Thank you for sharing some of my favorite verses. Have a great Christmas week, Ginny! ~Cynthia

  8. This has been a great series. I just wore my leggings like yours on Sunday. Love how they look here.

    Merry Christmas Ginny!