If you won one million dollars, what would you do first? How would you live? What if instead of the million dollars, you were given something even better?
You know that scene in every teen movie where the main character is wearing something very special, like her grandmother's necklace, but then she goes to a party and loses it?
Why do we do the exact same thing?
There we are, panting and sweating, doubled over from the sheer effort of escape. Jesus holds us tight to Him. He whispers "You're safe now". Unless.
I have been trying so hard, for so long. I've been trying to be perfect. And I'm freaking sick of it. I'm done. I'm not here to be perfect.
I just can't do it anymore.
"It is better to go to a house of mourning than to go to a house of feasting, for death is the destiny of everyone; the living should take this to heart." - Ecclesiastes 7:2
This verse used to get on my last nerve.
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