This morning I was thinking about feedback that I received recently about how other people saw me as a teenager and how I showed up in the world. It was so far from where I am now! It led me to think about what it takes for God to clean me up so that I can know who I am. He has to help me to remove all kinds of things about me: the ways that I showed up, beliefs I had about myself and others, He's definitely had to humble me and teach me compassion and even right down to my clothes, He's taught me how to treat my body, dress my body and what to wear.
Without Him, I would be unapproachable, prideful, less giving and forgiving. What's matters in a big way to Him is how we love Him and others. Even that requires a clean up too.