Will you join the Enough Movement?

This site is called “Enough”, because like most girls growing up in this society we live in– I learned from an early start that I am not ever enough.

I remember the first time I watched the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and saw a guy from my town tweet “Why can’t the girls in our town look like this?” I soon questioned why I wasn’t skinny enough. That night, I worked out for three hours. That year, I went from a size 4 to a size 0, and still didn’t feel skinny enough.

I remember when I found out a guy wasn’t as faithful to me as I had thought. I couldn’t help but find myself questioning what I did wrong. I didn’t believe I was good enough to ever please a guy. That night, I cried and doubted my worth. The other girl was prettier than me and cooler than me, and I just wasn’t enough for this boy.

And then in college, when I failed that test I spent all week studying for, I realized I wasn’t smart enough to keep up with my classes 24/7 and have the GPA I dreamt of.

Although these are personal stories for me, I know these are normal for most girls. We doubt our worth, compare ourselves constantly, and never seem to be good enough for the world. And it is time I tell every young girl what I’ve learned in my lifetime of 19 short years–you will never be enough.

If there is one thing we struggle with as girls, it is the never-ending desire to be enough for the world. We put on makeup and that obnoxious push-up bra in hopes of being hot enough for the attractive guy in our Chemistry class. We use big words to sound smart enough for the job we want. We do everything our significant other wants us to, even if it is in a toxic relationship, in hopes of being good enough for him and feeling wanted. However, we always fall short, because the grass is greener on the other side, and yes, there is always someone out there hotter, smarter, and more “enough” than you.

However, you will never be enough for this world. See my sister, you weren’t even created for this world. While on this world you are created for a purpose that is far greater than being “pretty enough” for the hot guy, or “popular enough” to sit with the cool girls at lunch. You were created to find joy in walking with the Lord, to praise Him for His perfection. To praise Him for His love. To praise a God who looks at you, your flaws, you pimples, your 56 on your Biology test and says “you are enough for me”.

You aren’t enough for the world–and that is a beautiful thing, because it makes God’s love for you even sweeter.

So this websites for the girls who aren’t enough, admit it and are seeking to praise God through their lives. This is for the woman of God who says “forget the world, I don’t care what the world thinks, I want the Lord”.

Join the Enough Movement. Walk with the Lord daily. And never forget, the One who created puppies, carbs, and sunflowers designed you on this Earth for a reason— and that is something to praise Him for.

2 Corinthians 4:18: “So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.”

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Written by Grace Valentine

I love Jesus, diet coke and sunflowers. I wish I lived in the mountains, but love the two states I call home--Louisiana and Texas. I can watch Criminal Minds all day and dream of one day owning an ice cream truck for fun. However, my main goal in life is that more girls will realize the worth they have through Christ Jesus--and with Him and Him only we are enough.

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    1. Check out my home page by clicking the word “enough” in the left corner, and you can see more articles πŸ™‚ I will be posting often so subscribe at the bottom of the page with your email as well! God bless!

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  1. Randomly (or maybe not) I stumbled upon your blog. Thank you for your transparency and desire to share the truth. We get fed so many lies starting at a very young age.

    I am the creator of a large event for middle and high school girls called BLOOM. I work for a Christian Radio station (Power 88.3) in Port Huron, MI. Our station is the host of the event. It’s a one night event to build self wortg and remind girls of their true beauty. Check it out here: http://www.TheBloomEvent.com

    I would love the opportunity to talk with you in the future about having you at our event one year or possibly sharing/ reading your blog via video for over 800 girls.

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  2. Wow. God brought your blog into my life right when I needed it. Thank you for being so dedicated and courageous- it’s so cool to see how my sisters in the Lord have been working! I will be praying for you!

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    1. Sweet Margaret I am glad you found joy in this website! I will be praying for your walk with the Lord! Hopefully you will continue to check my blogs or subscribe below for updates! God bless sister!

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      1. Not to continue creeping (lol), but after reading your bio & seeing that you also pretend to be Sadie Robertson’s bff I actually laughed aloud. If you ever want a friend from Wisconsin to pretend with, let me know!

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  3. This blog is honestly perfection. I have been going through some major life changes and through those, I have been focusing on my relationship with the Lord and my other daily relationships. And honestly, all of the posts have spoken so much truth! I cannot wait to see what else you are going to share..keep up the good work πŸ™‚

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  4. God has been working on this idea in me for years now. Last year I even got a tattoo on my left arm that says “enough” to remind me everyday that I was not created to be enough for this world, but I was created as enough in his image. Finding this site has served as a beautiful reminder that I am not alone in my struggles or in my triumphs. Thank you so much for your willingness to be vulnerable and to spread this beautiful message.

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    1. Wow wow you are not alone at all! This world is hard and it is so easy to ask “am I enough” but I pray as both of us grow in our walk with Christ we find our worth in Christ, and continually point to Him. Thank you for your wisdom and being vulnerable to comment that. God bless ❀

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  5. I found your site when a friend shared on Facebook “51 things I wish I knew in High School”. In a word, WOW! You have received a gift from God with your writing and reaching out to girls with important topics. I have a daughter that just turned 15 and this site is one I WILL be sharing with her. I, personally, struggle with questions like “am I saying the right thing to her?”, “am I giving her advice that rings true?”. You have wisdom in your words that I hope all girls read and understand – God has given us all a gift- in His eyes, we are enough!

    May God continue to Bless you and give you the words and the strength to continue your blog. I truly believe you are going to succeed and touch so many lives…

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    1. Wow sweet Leslie this was so encouraging and a thoughtful comment!! Tell your daughter I said hi and I am so honored you are sharing this site with her! We truly are enough in the Lord’s eyes! I will be praying for you and your family as y’all continue to seek Christ, God Bless!

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    1. Morgan, it comforts me every time I hear someone relate to me. There are so many more than we expect struggling with not feeling “enough”. I will be praying for you and your walk with the Lord, and that you find your worth in Him–and Him alone. God bless!

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  6. I’ve been reading your posts for the last week and I can honestly say they couldn’t have come at a better time. I’ve just gotten to the point of becoming happy with who I am and trying to fix my walk with God and your page has helped me so much. it has helped me realize that I actually do matter, and I actually am good enough. so thank you. so much.

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  7. Thank you so much for this! I really love your confidence in Chirst in these articles I’ve read so far. That’s something I’m reallyyyy struggling with right now and it seems pretty impossible to feel content with myself, but this was a real encouragement. Thank you so much and I can’t wait to read more of your things!πŸ’—πŸ’—
    P.S. I got a 57 on a biology test last yearπŸ˜‚

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  8. Wow. Thank you Grace for sharing. You have no idea how much I needed to hear this. It’s women like you who inspire me to keep doing what is right, running towards Jesus instead of the world. Be encouraged in the truth that God used you tonight to speak the words to my heart that he has been trying to tell me for a long time. Don’t ever stop doing what you do!! Love ya, sister!

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  9. Hi I’m Grace Too!!! and I’m 15 from Australia
    I seriously feel like we are soul sisters, our lives and struggles are so similar. i have a habit of trying to find my acceptance in guys and let me tell you it does not work. Something I’ve really been trying to do is to just find my acceptance and worth in god alone. To no longer worry about what the boys think or worry if a guy will ever love me. To me your blog is so god and i feel truly blessed by being able to red it so thank you so much for doing what god says and being you because it is really really helping me xxx

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    1. HI hi yes love that we are similar and love your name. Praying for you new friend to find your worth in Him and not any boy or any lie. God bless and never forget you are beautiful and loved ❀

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      1. Hi! I love your name too! Thank you for your prayers they are so so appreciated! I’ll be praying for your blog and the enough movement, you are so brave and this is so awesome! xx

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  10. Thank you so much for writing this. I have been struggling immensely with self worth for a while and it is really hard to change that mindset of “I’m not good enough” for me good enough is the perfect weight and being toned or else I feel like no one will like me. I constantly worry about what others think of me. Reading this gives me hope. Hope that one day I will forever change my view and love myself as God created me. Keep up the amazing work!

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  11. Blessings to you Grace, it is a joy to see a younger sister in Christ stepping into faith. It will be a sweet pleasure to pray for you in this ministry! I hear a willingness to be led by the Spirit, and a desire to honor Christ and serve. Keep reading scripture, listen to sound teaching, and pray your guts out! You light up your Daddy’s eyes and bring a smile to His face!

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