The Haunting

Sometimes I go there… 

Into the past. Kind of like a haunting. Frozen images and old worn out video clips of me and others that never change. I so wish I could change them but alas I cannot. I don’t stay long these days, because it is a only a sad  exercise in self pity. For my own good and the good of those around me by your help I have learned where forgiveness lies. That present moment is where God resides. 

Another review for my spiritual health? 

Can I make any amends, living amends, financial or otherwise today. And the biggie that I must always ask myself. Am I still doing any of those things? Thank God, by the Grace of Christ, I have been granted a daily reprieve from my self destructive alcoholism and the power sin had over me. I no longer suffer much from the guilt and shame of the past for I have done what had always needed to be done. 

The present is my new frontier, where all things are possible. 

Don’t stay locked in the past, for it will do a fine job of ruining your life Instead, today come forward into the moment and invite the Grace of Jesus Christ into your life. He will grant you the forgivenesss and fill your life with a Joy beyond your wildest dreams. 

A simple prayer will get you there..

Lord Jesus, this is my simple prayer to you. I know that I am a sinner and that I often fall short of the glory of God. No longer will I close the door when I hear You knocking. By faith, I gratefully receive Your gift of salvation. I'm ready to trust You as my Lord and Savior. Thank You, Lord Jesus, for coming to Earth. I believe You are the Son of God who died on the cross for my sins and rose from the dead on the third day. Thank You for Your forgiveness of sins and for giving me the gift of eternal life. I invite Jesus to come into my heart and be my Savior. 

I ask this of my almighty Father, in the blessed name of Jesus Christ.


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