confessions of a neurotic wanderlust

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His love is relentless September 11, 2013

Filed under: Uncategorized — joykablogs @ 9:57 am

I had a chat with a friend who is going through tough times in her love life. Words easily came out of my mouth as I shared to her my previous experiences in that aspect. As I was talking to her I suddenly blurted out the words “wow, I’ve toughened up!”. God is indeed the greatest healer.

I remember vividly how I used to pray to Him and ask that He make me strong. That I am willing to endure all pain because I trust in His will, but I just need His help by making me strong. Each day was painful and difficult and each night I would go down to my knees to pray for strength. Every day was the same cycle. There are days when I would stop and wonder if He ever does listen to my prayer, because the pain that I am feeling seems to be the same as the previous day.

Now it dawned on me that I am no longer praying for strength. That I now have a different prayer, and it is not even for me. I fathomed I no longer need to pray for strength because without me realizing, He already gave me my strength, my anchor.

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God is so good and merciful that he gave me His grace no matter how flawed I am. And sometimes, when I get too ashamed to still be asking for something from him because of my imperfections, He would still listen to my heart and grant the prayers that I couldn’t even muster the strength to say out loud. I certainly don’t deserve all the Grace and blessings He has given me but He continuously showers me with it because His love is unshakeable. His love is relentless.

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