All too often you speak simply to fill the space with sound, because you feel too uncomfortable with the silence.
But this silence is golden.
Only in silence you can hear God speak to you.
Only in silence can a real prayer, a heart prayer be born.
Next time you start chattering, stop and feel into the silence, feel its shape, its texture, and then slowly and silently say only what really has to be said.
Hey everyone! It’s been a while, like a lot while, since I posted on this blog. I was on nearly-2-year hiatus. So much has happened since late 2017. But I’m excited to be back and I hope this is for good. So here’s what I’m sharing today…
I believe God wants you to know that…
Today is the day of deep peace for you.
Not everyone is strong enough to forgive themselves straightaway, even after the people they have done wrong have forgiven them, and even after the God Almighty has forgiven them. Some keep those awful emotions around them like a blanket, covering their entire body and refusing to cease the wailing – to the point of uselessness.
If you’re one of those who finds it hard to move on from past mistakes, how are you keeping up with your life then? This is a curious question so please don’t get offended. Everyone messes up, the greatest of all saints have messed up, but I don’t think they have spent the rest of their lives walking down the low road of self-pity, regret, guilt and shame. What I think they did was acknowledged their mistakes, took responsibility for them with appropriate feelings of remorse, made amends, and learned from them so they don’t happen again.
I know it isn’t that easy for everyone. It might be tough for you. But it doesn’t make any sense to let your guilt drown you in shame and beat yourselves up when the Good Lord has already forgiven you. As they say, anything past the point of learning is just needless suffering and excessive guilt. You’re not only destroying yourself but your relationship with others as well. Continue reading “Forgiving yourself shouldn’t be as hard as you think it is”