You are not the evil, the negative, the pain of this world; you are a child of the King.
Wait for a man who doesn’t put you as his foundation. Wait for a man who is planted on our God, our rock– and together you find each other because both of you made the Lord your foundation.
A year ago, I drove to Seattle & Portland on a typical (non-long) weekend. It was Mormonism-flavored and I was suicidal. How I gave up the religious attire there, and more.
We know God, but how many of us really know Him? How many of us forget to know what we already knew? You following me here?
Be an active Christian. Not a timid Christian. Not a passive Christian. Not a perfect Christian. But one who loves with everything you have because that is how our Father first loved us.
When you dance with Christ there will be joy in your trials. Although the pain may not disappear and the flames may smother you, you know this world is not the end. You know His goodness comes from who He is and not the circumstances of your present.
Gemini: “Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.”— 1 John 4:7
To my shameful acknowledgment, my motivation for holding on was actually self-serving. Even after our relationship ended, I wanted to feel loved; I clung to him, because I had become emotionally dependent on him to make me feel loved and secure.
Following Christ doesn’t mean you will never face struggle or temptation, it simply means we will never have to do it alone.
Lord, I need you. I need your grace. I need your forgiveness. I need your love to lift this heavy weight from my shoulders and help me begin again.