Hey there God bless you,
In these past few weeks I learned a lot and it is worth sharing. Life is a roller coaster. It has it’s ups and down, it’s highlights and low points. Either way no matter in which you encounter yourself in their is always something to learn. Sometimes it is a life lesson that needs to be thought. Sometimes it is not a lecture we need but just a reminder of who we are now and who we need to be. There is always something to learn, we are not outlearned, we don’t know everything and we need the Holy Spirit for vision,guidance, understanding and knowledge on how to handle things in certain situations and circumstances of life.
Besides telling people that I love them and care about them I often say sorry and thank you. By doing so I also really mean it from the depths of my heart. These are words imprinted in me. People who really know me can testify about it. If I’m wrong of if I’m not sure about being wrong I will ask sorry, ask for forgiveness. This is what the bible commands us to do. If you know that your brother has something against you, go and make it right. After all we need to be quick to listen and slow to talk. I learned this past week that “silence can’t be quoted” (FL. Serita Ann Jakes)
When there is misunderstanding and a person doesn’t care to ask what you meant by what was said, there is no need to excuse yourself and to explain. This mean that they believe in their own interpretations of the matter. Even if you didn’t meant it all they feel and care about is the moment of the happening. It is important to speak about your feelings but what matter the most is forgiveness. See Joseph brothers sold him into slavery, he went through a lot of trouble because of this action but it didn’t change Him. God set him apart to nurture Him and to teach Him. When the time presented itself Joseph reaction though in Genesis 45:1-5 he gathered them around and put his arms around them, comforted them by telling don’t be distressed and angry with yourselves. Joseph recognised it was the will of God.
We need to have the spirit of reconciliation, we need to sow peace make sure that peace rains. We all need to take responsibility for our actions. Are we building the temple of Saul (reigned for status and power, a man who was arrogant and jealousy was within him) or are we building the temple of David? (house of God and a man according to God’s heart).
We are not worth being forgiven if we don’t forgive others. In Matthew we pray, forgive us our debts as we forgive debtors..
If we say “I love you” be real about it. Stop the pretending. There is no need for a masquerade fest cause when we come into the presence of the Most High God nothing can stay hidden we we will be exposed to our lacks, to our vulnerabilities, to our insecurities.
The proces and the price we have to pay is high but remember the highest price Jesus did already paid it, it was by shedding of His blood at the cross.
My prayer for today:
Heavenly hallow be thy name, Forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors. Father even though they hurt us and it wronged us in the spirit help us to be humble and follow your path. By doing so you will mend our hearts, you will give us the strength and the joy to keep going. And Father if we are the ones that wronged others and hurt them, help us to recognise this and be real about it and vulnerable enough to ask forgiveness for our actions. In the name of Jesus we ask this, Amen.
ShainaLiMargaritha ~ S.L. Domitilia