HELLO, I'M DANIELLE.
The titles I hold and roles I play are many, but the most important one is beloved Daughter of the King. For so long I've had this burning in my heart that every single person is so incredibly loved and valued, and that they have been called, created and purposed for such a time as this. That burning remains, but I've also realized that the one who needed to hear that message most of all was none other than myself. This takes grueling work on our part, setting aside our instinct to hide and cower in fear rather than stand firm in grace and truth. But we can do it. Because He is good, and He is always faithful.
The second most important title I have is wife, followed closely by my title as Mama. Or, as I constantly hear throughout the day, "MOM, MAMA, MOMMY, MOMMM!" But in all seriousness, I am married to my best friend, the one who knows just what buttons to push to get me to start ranting and the one who knows how to gently and lovingly bring me into his arms when I'm hurting. And our boys... We have two of them. And let me tell you, as the oldest of three girls, these two little men are a WHOLE new world for me. It's gloriously messy and delightfully exhausting, and I wouldn't have it any other way.