Posts tagged wisdom
Spirit Lead Me Where My Trust is Without Borders

I started this blog/book with a story about letting go of expectations, the story of how I dealt with the loss of a church I loved.  That experience was the catalyst behind what you’ve been reading.  I knew that letting go of expectations meant that I needed to trust Jesus with all of my heart.  I wasn’t sure I did, so I decided to learn as much as I could about what it means to trust God and how to do it.

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Dear Loved One, (how Jesus endured his pain)

Dear Loved One,

It breaks my heart to see you suffering.  I want to offer you comfort and I feel helpless.  I’ve tried to make you happy.  I can tell you that I love you and offer you kind words.  I can buy you flowers and trinkets.  I can send you funny pictures that I think will make you laugh.  I can take you out for a cup of coffee and listen if you want to talk.  These are all good things, and I’m happy to do them.  I won’t stop.  But I’m learning something.  I might be able to bring a smile to your day and offer you a momentary amount of happiness, but I can’t take away your pain. 

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