How to Cope With the Past.

7 Apr

Stumbled upon this blog this morning. It was beautiful, please take a moment to read, especially if you are dealing with scars from your past or hurt that others caused you.

Jen

Rivers of Hope

Many a time have they afflicted me from my youth, may Israel now say: Many a time have they afflicted me from my youth: yet they have not prevailed against me. Psalm 129:1-2

When it comes to our past, God knows everything.

God wants to bring us to the place where we can be ourselves.

We do not have to pretend, because God knows us.

We also know that He has forgiven us.

What is certain is that we must not let past failure or our lack of spiritual progress immobilize us.

This psalm is a reminder that some have a past full of hurts.

Perhaps that describes you.

If that is the case, remember two things: in the Christian family there will be fellow believers who have suffered in a way similar to you, who can sympathize with you; best of all, Jesus will sympathize with you.

There…

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