What in your life needs a change…a new beginning? Think hard about this question.
You can’t fool God. The Holy Spirit knows the innermost secrets of why you are the person you are, and where your struggles and pain originated from. Much of the time, you are not even aware of the real roots of the fear, bitterness, anger, hurt, pain, shame, rebellion and anxiety that reside in your heart and hold you back from the joy that Jesus wishes to bestow on you.
In the story of your life, why do you choose to relive the same chapter, over and over? What are you holding on to? Has your reliving and hanging on to the pain and hurts in your life helped you in any way? Do you feel free and joy-filled, or do you feel bound and miserable?
You can continue to lie to the world, and even lie to yourself, however your lies are ineffective with your Heavenly Father. He knows the truth of your pain. His love for YOU is so perfect and all consuming, that he sent his Son into our sinful world to take upon himself…all of your sins, all of your weaknesses, and all of your pain and suffering. He experienced and felt all of that pain and suffering for you, so you could be saved and have eternal life with him!
You may be asking, “Where has God been while I was hurt, abused, and shamed?” Why wasn’t he there for me?
He was there all along and is still there….waiting…for you to say YES to him.
He is waiting for you to finally let go of the pain, which is so tightly clenched in your closed hands and heart. He is waiting to hear you say,
“Jesus, I trust in you. I am sorry for all the ways I have offended you and closed my heart to you. I ask that you take control of my life…my body, mind and soul. I submit all that I am to You, for I am nothing on my own. I have tried so many ways to heal myself, and I finally realize that your saving mercy and love is the only true way to happiness and joy. Help me to submit all that I am to you, and give me the strength to forgive the ones in my life that have opened the doors to my bitterness and despair. Help me to renounce the darkness and hardness of heart that permeates my soul. I pray that you replace the darkness with your pure and loving light, and infuse my heart with the intense love of your Sacred Heart. Thank you, Jesus. Thank you for never giving up on me. Thank you for always loving me.”
I assure you, that after you give yourself totally to the Lord, He will bless your life with a brand new chapter…leading to true joy and eternal life. You will have a new direction, and your story of faith will be a blessing to many suffering souls.
Are you willing to take that step and let go? Jesus is right there in your presence, waiting to hear your answer.