I was tired of having to fight for my joy; I was exhausted from trying to not worry; I was done with always being fearful. Knowing that I couldn't change those things in my mind, heart, and spirit on my own, I cried out to God, felt my earth move, and began to wait expectantly.
It is an inequitable exchange. You lay down the little that you're accustomed to, so your hands may be open to receive the bigger new that He wants you to operate in. This is probably not a thought that brings you comfort when the gifting you've thrived in for so long now seems inept.
Forgiveness is a big deal for our heavenly Father. Forgiveness brings freedom to both the forgiver and the forgiven. Oh, that we would share our Father's heart for forgiveness and reconciliation!
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When we face the fact that no matter how long we've walked with the Lord, we can still make bad decisions, we embrace humility, and we grow.
Cancun is full of new buildings trying to look like something they aren't. Havana is full of old buildings holding onto centuries of history.