It took me a long time to learn that the hero I had waited for my whole life, He gave His life for me before I was born. As long as I can remember, I have been filled with such a sense of longing. I saw myself in the story of Cinderella.
I craved escape from lonely feelings that would sneak up on me when I least expected them. I wanted to know what it meant to really feel a secure sense of belonging, one that could not be shaken.
I didn’t know how to hold on to my identity in Christ: beloved, redeemed, forgiven, adopted…I was easily discouraged when I looked at my mistakes. I didn’t realize how often I took my eyes off of Jesus and put them on myself. I didn’t realize I was doubting Him. I didn’t realize that:
doubt of His love for me + doubt of His forgiveness of me = doubt of His Word.
But we were made for so much more. We were made to enjoy relationship with God. Maintaining reconciliation with Him is easy, when we walk in His promises.
Read more in Prodigal Confessions: 10 Principles That Lead Us Back to the Father,
my new book available exclusively on Amazon.
- You will find simple truths written in a how-to format that will enrich your relationship with God and others.
- Learn how to turn from sin, make peace with God, and find freedom from guilt.
- Put into practice God’s Word so that you can bring closure to broken relationships and begin to walk in your purpose as an Ambassador for Christ.
I would love to hear from you after you read the book – you can post in the comments or contact me via email (through this contact form).