"Everyone has hurts from their past." - Lysa
My heart was touched as Lysa bared her heart feelings about her dad leaving. For some of us we have heartwrenching stories about a dad that stayed physically but had no idea of the needs of his children. We have stories of parents that pulled us back and forth across the country fighting over who had custody. This list could go on and on.
I was talking with a dear sweet pastor's wife. In the course of our conversation I told her I had recently lost my son. With genuine compassion she replied, "We all have stories, don't we?" That has stuck in my mind as I realize we all have something that we have struggled to deal with, get through and "see God's hand in". How we choose to "let go and let God" do the healing and restoration will affect us daily.
"To think on hard things keeps us in hard spots and only serves to deepen our feelings of emotional emptiness" - Lysa
Personal Reflections #3
A mosaic is a work of art made up of hundreds or thousands of tiny, broken pieces of glass or ceramic tile. Lysa describes how God is making a mosaic of restoration and healing in her heart, gathering up her broken pieces and making them into something beautiful. Can you imagine God doing something like this in your heart?
If God used the broken pieces of your life to make a
what do you hope it would look like?