Let Go

The Love of God calls each of us to change so we can better love.

(Listen to my song “Take the Road Less Traveled” on YouTube by clicking HERE)

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Hebrews 10:32, 36

Remember the days past when, after you had been enlightened, you endured a great contest of suffering. You need endurance to do the will of God and receive what he has promised.

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Have you been “enlightened”?

Many times we have “aha” moments…but true enlightenment is not just a momentary inspiration.

It’s life-changing.

It’s a complete shift in a paradigm.

The meaning of your existence and all existence shifts.

The way you see…your consciousness…changes.

For me…I have to say that enlightenment is a process that ever deepens.

But there was a moment…an epiphany…after which my life would never be the same.

I can easily go back to that moment and see that my old life died…and something new was born in that moment.

But it was not easy.

The old ways of life no longer made sense to me.

I had to change a number of behaviors and beliefs.

That brought more than a little pain and anguish…a “great contest of suffering.”

But now…looking back at what I endured…I see that God was leading me to new life.

I am very grateful!

You can’t manufacture enlightenment. Life delivers it.

As Paula D’Arcy said, “God comes you to disguised as your life.”

If you know in your heart that you are being called…let me tell you: Listen to that inner yearning.

Surrender to it. Open your heart.

Go where you are led and know that you are being led safely to wholeness (salvation) and your true self.

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Listen to the song of the day “Take the Road Less Traveled” on the Live to Love album by clicking HERE.

Stream and/or purchase my songs on iTunes by clicking HERE.

Remember…God loves you!

About billtonnis

Child of God, Pastoral Minister, Chaplain, Music Minister, Jail Minister, singer-songwriter, author, activist, former radio news anchor, imperfect follower of Jesus inspired by God's unconditional love, proud uncle... what else is there?
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