Almost two decades and for a tangible part, I took the reins and had all the control but in the real sense, did I?
“……and let my will be lost in thine “
At 11, I lived away from home because promises were lies and smiles were pretense and no one really cared. Consciously and unconsciously the young girl I was, was moulded by these stances…
I had my priorities mixed up, if I had one before, that is… I regarded and disregarded things and people as long as it suited me, I cared less about anyone else. I sought fulfillment in different things with no clarity as regarding where I needed be.
“I” made choices and personalized rules, codes, addresses, selfishly I lived. I wanted to be the best for all my selfish reasons but what could be better than putting even a smile on someone’s face, offering a hand, giving a hug, giving a gift, sharing hope… It didn’t have to be when I had great achievements, I found fulfillment the moment I gave myself to these little but heartfelt gestures. The moment I cleared my mind of the thought of “self”, the moment I thought of blessing another. I found energy when I received a smile. I found joy when I could care and share, when I could be the miracle someone was waiting for, when I could be the answer to someone’s prayer.
Matthew 5:16 Make your light shine, so that others will see the good that you do and will praise your Father in heaven.
It is to be an intentional decision to “make”. So I surrendered all I was made to believe, all I was moulded into and I yielded consciously to the will of the Father.
Amazingly, I wasn’t only being a blessing but in turn I was being blessed.
You can do the same too starting from now. You can offer something real and tangible to the world. You can learn to live for someone and be blessed doing that. You can offer love…