Live free

Hey, I’ve really been thinking about Love 💕, you know unconditional love. Is it really possible?

We all know and understand that God so loved the world he gave his son to be crucified so we could all be free. I think we know the story and many of us believe it on some levels and some people are left with more questions than answers. I think that’s ok, but who in the flesh can love like that?<
e go into relationships with great expectations. We want the other person to love us, accept us as we are and make us happy. I’m thinking, who has a magic wand? How can someone else love us as is, and we have not yet learned to love ourselves?

I say that because once we have learned to love ourselves we stop 🛑 looking for validation in someone else. We have to stop and review our lives, look at our mistakes, our personal failures and our successes and forgive ourselves. You probably think I’m crazy for adding forgiveness for success as something to forgive but oftentimes we have lost something or someone for every success. Success demands it’s own payment, yes it does. So you have to forgive yourself for the hurt you caused others, knowingly and unknowingly. You have to forgive yourself for the destructive decisions you’ve made, and the results of those decisions. You have to forgive yourself for the times you were selfish and unforgiving. Forgive yourself for the days you passed judgment on someone without knowing or caring about the facts. <
kind and loving to each other. Forgive each other the same as God forgave you through Christ.”Ephesians‬ ‭4:32‬ ‭ERV‬‬tp://bible.com/406/eph.4.32.erv

You may think I’m crazy when I tell you that you have to forgive yourself to be free to love but it’s true. I know the fantasy is that love heals all wounds but that’s just not true, God’s love heals all wounds. Peoples love can be harmful because their vision of love is warped. Some people believe you love them if you never tell them no, even though saying no can be healthy and responsible. Some people believe that if you don’t beat them when they make you mad that you don’t love them. I don’t want none of that love. Some people think you love them when you buy them something, and the more expensive it is the more real the love. Yeah that loves not too bad unless they broke right? What I’m really saying is learn what Love is, and get yourself ready to receive it.

Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous, it does not brag, and it is not proud. Love is not rude, it is not selfish, and it cannot be made angry easily. Love does not remember wrongs done against it. Love is never happy when others do wrong, but it is always happy with the truth. Love never gives up on people. It never stops trusting, never loses hope, and never quits.”1 Corinthians‬ ‭13:4-7‬ ‭ERV‬‬tp://bible.com/406/1co.13.4-7.erv

Live free!<b
ee from oppression !<b
ee from condemnation!<b
ee from abuse!

From sin!

Free from that thing on purpose!

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Be happy!

You were not created for confusion, you were not created by accident or just because. Your very existence means there is a purpose for your life.

We all want the same thing, to be accepted for who we are, to be loved and to be happy right? Well get started,

Live free!

Forgive yourself!

Forgive everybody who hurt you!

Love yourself fiercely!

Love like you have never been hurt!

Assume good intent, don’t take everything so serious, they may not be hating on you, maybe you just don’t agree on that subject?

Embrace the things you are afraid of!

Remember there is no right or wrong way to be yourself, you are fearfully and wonderfully made, you don’t need to be different..be you.

Now you are free to be happy.

This won’t be easy, it won’t happen overnight but if you are serious it will happen. You are responsible for your own happiness, it has to come from you, no one can do it for you. Even God can’t make you happy, he can heal you, forgive you and empower you , but happy is your own responsibility. Take it serious; you deserve the best God has to offer.

“God, examine me and know my mind. Test me and know all my worries. Make sure that I am not going the wrong way. Lead me on the path that has always been right.”                           Psalms‬ ‭139:23-24‬ ‭ERV‬‬ http://bible.com/406/psa.139.23-24.erv

Trust me, you have to trust him. 

As I pray God has been pushing me,. I say this because marriage has been on my mind and heart and especially the woman’s Role.

I don’t know everything about being a wife and I could probably say I only know a little , but what I DO KNOW, is that our role as a wife is different than that of a girlfriend. Not knocking girlfriends because I was one for ten years. (I know some of those ten were high school but they count). As your marriage goes through trials and tribulation (they all do, no one is exempt) I challenge you to Trust God with it. Know matter how dark the days or long the nights keep trusting him.Being wise is better than being strong; yes, knowledge is more important than strength. After all, you must make careful plans before you fight a battle, and the more good advice you get, the more likely you are to win. (Proverbs 24:5, 6 GNT)

Trust in the Lord. Have faith, do not despair. Trust in the Lord. (Psalm 27:14 GNT)

No matter what it looks like, The Lord knows the plans he has for you, they are to give you a future and a hope. Remember that..peace be with you
This is a repost from Facebook July 11, 2013.

Just another day in the pursuit of happiness 

“Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness” is a well-known phrase in the United States Declaration of Independence. The phrase gives three examples of the “unalienable rights” which the Declaration says have been given to all human beings by their Creator, and which governments are created to protect.
“A thief comes to steal, kill, and destroy. But I came to give life—life that is full and good.”‭‭John‬ ‭10:10‬ ‭ERV‬‬.           http://bible.com/406/jhn.10.10.erv

Both of these phrases talk about having a good life. The Declaration of Independence verifies these rights were intended by the creator of the world, the right to have life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. The Bible tells you that the devil will try and take it away from you. But if you trust in Jesus you can have it back and more abundantly.

I say that to say, what are you willing to believe? I’m thinking most of you believe that time is unlimited. People are holding grudges against people who love them, people are being petty like it’s a badge of honor. Love those who love you, forgive easy, love hard and don’t let the sun go down on your anger. I’m not talking about going to church or being a religious person I’m talking about being decent. Don’t let social media and petty people keep you from loving on your family. 

This is not new stuff I’m telling you, I’m just saying life is too short. People are dying of all ages, and standing over their casket talking about how much you loved them is just crazy and unproductive. Tell me you love me and show me while I live cause there is no guarantee I will survive this day nor wake up tomorrow. 
 Holidays seem to stir up emotions, so I beg of you today as they get stirred up, let them go for good.