Just as storms ravage whatever stands in its path, it also clears away the road ahead. The storms for some time have chained me and left me with all of my vulnerability. However, I realized that I didn’t have to fight against it but to let it take me to where it would.
And so, it has brought me FAITH, it made be BELIEVE again.
The storms of my life, made me love myself and appreciate myself more.
Loving difficult family members is often a struggle most especially at times when familiarity breeds contempt. When this happens, I let the frustration pass…..just let it pass and acknowledge because I am human to feel the pain. Let it pass and wave goodbye.
Breathe deeply and as I exhale I bid it goodbye.
I find meaning in every little thing that I do for this is the only way I can appreciate my life more. This is where gratitude can stem out. The moment we understand why things happen, the ripple effect of gratitude takes place.
Ultimately, the FAITH that my prayers will be answered in God’s time. LOVE that stems and that will continue to stem from my heart despite its brokenness and painful experiences. .
Sorry for myself. Broken and hopeless. Hanging by the thread. Walking on a tight rope. But I am still grateful for some things in my life.
Freedom. To begin again. Finally and legally leave a painful marriage.
I am not a daughter that one parent may be proud of. In fact, I have caused more pain to my family than any of my siblings. One mistake after another causing a tremendous amount of pain to my mother and father. Despite all of it, a prodigal daughter, forgiveness is something that seems to stem out from their overflowing hearts.
Love is not always on rose-colored glasses. We deal with difficult people because it teaches us endurance, patience, and understanding, above all, the compassion to forgive.
Walk with the knowledge that I was put here for a reason and a purpose. Be gentle this time with yourself and acknowledge your weakness. Laugh, Cry, feel frustrated, and allow yourself to feel every emotion may it be bad or good. But after awhile, rise and lookup. Kneel and pray. Hope and Love. For whatever amount of pain you have felt, it has its purpose and lessons to learn. God is good. Life is still worth living.
Appreciation for the simple things; food, shelter, job, sanity. Look into the goodness in others. Expectations often compromise our relationships and appreciation of what is given should be nurtured. Learn lesson taught and love…love some more.
When life gives you more than what you can stand, kneel.
The memory of my encounter with the Lord as He touched my life in so many ways. The memory of spending time with my children.
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